Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemistry Department

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, Massachusetts
Aug 28, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Field of specialization
Green Chemistry
Job Type
Full time

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemistry Department

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA


The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally ranked public research university and home to over 22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The 1,430 acre campus is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, with easy access to Boston and New York City. UMass Amherst, along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, is a member of the Five College Consortium and the Academic Career network.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts is embarking on a strategic hiring program enabled by a $102M investment in a new Physical Sciences Building and a $45M investment in the University's core facilities. Applications are invited for one full time, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 2018 or thereafter. We seek applicants who will develop or continue vigorous research programs in the area of materials chemistry. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, materials characterization, the use of physical methods to study and characterize molecules and materials at interfaces, and the design and synthesis of new materials/biomaterials.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.


  • A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a related field is required.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research, and the names of three references and their contact information to: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88335&CNTRNO=3&TSTMP=1503585490504

Evaluation of applicants will begin on October 6, 2017, and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department of Chemistry's website (http://www.chem.umass.edu) for further information. All questions pertaining to these positions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at facultysearch@chem.umass.edu.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.