Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Commensurate with qualifications.
Sep 09, 2019
Nov 08, 2019
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Physical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position starting August 2020. Exceptional candidates in all areas of experimental inorganic chemistry and experimental physical chemistry of materials are considered. We seek candidates performing innovative research in inorganic or materials chemistry, broadly defined, who will contribute to building a nationally and internationally recognized research program. Particular areas of interest include materials for
sustainability, materials to enable the quantum revolution, and materials for biomedical applications. We encourage applications from candidates who bring outstanding expertise in inorganic or materials synthesis, chemical processing, and analysis. The criteria for selection include proven excellence and outstanding potential for scientific impact through original research and scholarship. We expect successful candidates to develop vigorous externally funded research programs and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry plays a key role in the College of Computer,Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. Its faculty participate in major University and federally-funded centers, and enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, and NIST. The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is ideally located close to Washington, D. C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s 270 Technology Corridor.