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This website contains information related to the academic programs offered, a brief description of the research performed, the available instrumentation, and other useful links. We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. All of our research programs support collaborations with neighboring institutions and our B.S. program in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. In addition, UTSA is located in one of the most attractive and diverse cities in the country.


Our department offers numerous opportunities that can be broadly divided into the following areas


Congratulations to Dr. Chen on his publication in Science
» Abstract in Science
» UTSA Today Article

The UTSA Chemistry Society won the Grand Prize in the ACS MGM Student Chapter Challenge

Congratulations to Dr. Liu on the new NIMH/NIH funding of $420,376 for development of antidepressant drugs

The UTSA Chemistry Society received a Congressional Certificate of Recognition for their participation in Judson ISD STEM Day

Dr. Aguilar received UTSA's President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Chen on NSF funding his 3-year $404,246 proposal plus a $50,000 I-Corps grant

Dr. Liu appointed to editorial board of Reactive Oxygen Species

The Department of Chemistry at UTSA invites applications for the following:

  • Postdoctoral Positions in Biochemistry
  • Postdoctoral Position in Electroanalysis
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Non-Tenure Track Lecturer II

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The Department of Chemistry at UTSA seeks internationally renowned scientists to fill two newly established Robert A. Welch Endowed Chairs in Chemistry.

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