Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Somerville, Massachusetts
Sep 25, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Tufts University

School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Chemistry at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Applicants with research programs representing all sub-disciplines of chemistry are welcome to apply. The Chemistry Department at Tufts is a well-funded and accomplished community of researchers with collaborations spanning the globe. Excellent resources are available, particularly for interdisciplinary research in chemistry at the interface with the life sciences, and chemistry with applications in materials and/or energy – both areas are strengths at the department and university levels. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry related to the candidate’s field of research. Additional information about the department can be found at

Qualifications: a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field, a demonstrated potential to develop an internationally-recognized research program, and excellence in teaching.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Applications should include a CV, research plan, and teaching statement. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio directly by your references.

Evaluation of candidates will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Deborah D’Andrea, department staff assistant for the Chemistry Faculty Search Committee, at

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at