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Assistant Professor in Chemistry (Open Area)

Stanford University
Stanford, California
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022
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The Department of Chemistry at Stanford University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in any area of chemistry. Applicants should exhibit the potential to run a world-leading independent research program and should possess good communication skills and a commitment to teaching and mentoring. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a related field at the time of appointment and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The term of appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2023.

Applications will be accepted at the following Stanford website:

Candidates should submit:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae (including a publication list)
  • a statement of current and future research interests
  • a teaching statement
  • three reference letters

The Chemistry Department, School of Humanities and Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Further information about Stanford’s Department of Chemistry may be found at Inquiries may be directed to Amy Rutherford,

Review of applications will begin on 1st October 2022; later applications may be considered at the discretion of the search committee.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.


The synthesis of teaching and research is fundamental to Stanford University. All faculty engage in scholarly research, most often in association with graduate students or advanced undergraduates. Stanford is noted for its openness to interdisciplinary research, not only within the schools and departments, but also in its nine independent laboratories, centers and institutes. Several national research centers are located on the campus, including the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). Today, Stanford has 1,671 tenure-line faculty, senior fellows and center fellows at specified policy centers and institutes, and Medical Center line faculty. Fifty-six percent of the faculty have earned tenure. Faculty at Stanford are expected to be among the best teachers and researchers in their fields. There are 314 faculty members appointed to endowed chairs. Twenty-three Stanford faculty have won the Nobel Prize since the university's founding.
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