Assistant Professor of Chemistry

College Park, Maryland
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Oct 09, 2018
Nov 08, 2018
Field of specialization
Energy, Environmental
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland, College Park, seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August, 2019. We particularly invite Physical Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry applicants with experimental research interests that complement existing strengths of the department and will help grow our signature programs in energy science and environmental security, quantum science and technology, or nanobiotechnology. Successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous externally funded research programs, and have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students and groups from diverse backgrounds. 

Chemistry and Biochemistry is a key department in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. Our faculty participate in major University Centers and Institutes, including the NanoCenter, the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR), the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), and the Institute for Physical Science & Technology (IPST), and enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, NASA and NIST. The University is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is situated in close proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s 270 Technology Corridor. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty who will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. 

Applications, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of educational interests, and three references, must be submitted electronically to: 

Qualifications: Scholars who will build highly acclaimed research programs and achieve excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related discipline, demonstrated research accomplishments, and experience in teaching/mentoring in the chemical sciences, broadly defined. 

Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018. We will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. 

Direct inquiries and/or nominations to, Chair of Faculty Search Committee. 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.