The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio is a comprehensive academic unit that offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry, a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, a M.S. degree in Chemistry, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry.

Our vision is to be a premier department of chemistry advancing scientific literacy through creative research and advances in education, including collaborations within and beyond UTSA. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known for their contributions to science. Our graduates often pursue careers in one of the following professions: chemist, research scientist, forensic scientist, toxicologist, quality control, chemist, and laboratory tech.

Students have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. Our faculty members conduct research in a variety of areas and are dedicated to the university mission of discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service.

Audrey Lamb, Ph.D.


Audrey Lamb, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair



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Faculty Positions for Fall 2024

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor for Fall 2024 to teach Basic Chemistry and General Chemistry. Use these links for additional information on how to apply.

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Undergraduate B.S. Programs

The UTSA BS in Biochemistry is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; the UTSA BS in Chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society.

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