Physical Chemistry Faculty Positions

Newton, Massachusetts
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 04, 2018
Oct 02, 2018
Job Type
Full time


 The Chemistry Department of Boston College invites applications for two tenure-track positions to be effective in the fall of 2019. Applicants will be evaluated based on their potential to establish a prominent and well-funded research program and to excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful applicants will join a department of approximately 120 doctoral students, 30 postdoctoral fellows, 200 undergraduate majors, and an internationally recognized faculty. 

Assistant Professor in the area of Physical Chemistry with a focus on computational/theoretical chemistry requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related areas; postdoctoral experience is desirable but not required. Exceptional candidates with expertise in other areas are encouraged to apply, as well. The candidates are expected to have published in top-refereed journals and demonstrated the ability to perform outstanding independent research. 

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter (which includes the names of three references), a graphical executive summary of research plans (one page), curriculum vitae, a summary of research plans (eight pages maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via the online faculty application at: 

All application materials must be submitted electronically on or prior to October 15, 2018. 

Boston College, a university of eight schools and colleges, is an equal opportunity employer and supports affirmative action.