Assistant Professor

New York City, New York
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Jul 10, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Columbia University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position, to start January 1, 2019. We seek candidates in the area of theoretical quantum chemistry, with computational interest and expertise for a tenure-track position at Columbia that will begin with a three-year joint appointment with the new Simons Center for Computational Quantum Physics (CCQ). Applicants are required to have a PhD and to have established an independent program of research that they will pursue and expand upon at Columbia. The new faculty member will be joining Columbia University's Chemistry Department which views its academic mission as the maintenance of vigorous leadership in both education and research programs in chemistry. The Department conducts frontier research in the sub-field of Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Theoretical/Computational Chemistry with an increasing visibility and impact in materials science and biological chemistry. The position will be tenure track at Columbia, but for the for the first three years, will be a joint (50%) appointment with the CCQ, part of the Flatiron Institute in New York City. The CCQ, led by Professors Antoine Georges and Andrew Millis, aims to become one of the world's premier institutes for the study of quantum physics, playing a leadership role in developing and applying the concepts, algorithms and computational tools needed to understand many-particle quantum mechanics as it pertains to condensed matter physics, chemistry, materials science and related fields.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and have 3 letters of recommendation sent on their behalf.

For further information about this position and to submit your application, please visit our online application site at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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