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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry & Biochemistry

More than Beakers and Bunsen Burners

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has an accessible faculty that is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research. Many have an international reputation in one or both of these areas. Our laboratories, both teaching and research, are equipped with the latest in chemical instrumentation. We offer a variety of degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, and environmental chemistry.

Our goal at the University of Denver is to help you realize your highest potential as an excellent scientist and as a literate and knowledgeable citizen.


Faculty Job Opening - Organic Chemist

The  Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Denver is expanding our Molecular Life Sciences Initiative with 10 tenure-track hires in recent years and 5 more in the next two years. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in organic chemistry beginning Sept. 2014. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in chemistry, postdoctoral experience, and a demonstrated potential for leadership in their field, including a record of high-impact research accomplishments. Research interests in areas related to Molecular Life Sciences are preferred, including bioorganic chemistry, chemical biology, and medicinal chemistry. Expectations include the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses with a focus on organic chemistry, and the development of a strong, extramurally funded research program. Candidates must apply online at and provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, an up-to four-page summary of research interests, and the names and email addresses of three references. Review will begin November 11, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.