Please refer to this page regularly for updated information. Positions not already outlined below are posted directly to CU's internal job board and/or the external CU Careers website

Tenure-Track Faculty


The Department of Chemistry (CHEM) at the University of Colorado Boulder is inviting applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of organic chemistry, broadly defined. CHEM ( has long been a center of excellence in chemical research, and we seek to expand our strength in the areas of synthesis, catalysis, chemical biology, and organic materials. We welcome applications from investigators whose visionary programs align with our existing strengths and pave the way for new innovative directions.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities and a dynamic, highly supportive, and interactive community. We are deeply committed to enhancing and maintaining diversity, equity, and inclusivity in our department through both current initiatives and long-term action. We are eager to recruit individuals who are equally passionate about these values.

Interested candidates should submit their applications via CUJobs, referencing posting number 51679 at Job Link.

Student Hourly

The Chemistry Department and Research Labs in CHEM may hire student hourly employees throughout the year. Key responsibilities and hiring ranges follow the Office of Student Employment policy, as stated here. If you are a CU student and interested in working in a lab, please contact the Professor of the lab you are interested in joining. If you are interested in being considered for other Student Hourly positions in the Chemistry Department please contact our Chemistry HR Liaison

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Trainees

The Chemistry Department has an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program open to a limited number of undergraduate students for the Summer Term A session. The paid training program runs May 31 through July 1st (Summer Term A) and encompasses 85 hours of in-person Teaching Assistant training in our General Chemistry laboratories. The training program will pay $1,300 for the five-week program. Interested University of Colorado undergraduate students that are completing, or have completed, one of our General Chemistry classes should contact Dr. Matt Wise ( for more information.