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Tenure-track Experimental Physical Chemist

Brandeis University Department of Chemistry
Waltham, Massachusetts
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 24, 2022

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Research-Applied, Research-Basic
Job Type
Full time
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The Department of Chemistry at Brandeis University is seeking a creative individual at the assistant professor level for a tenure-track faculty position in experimental physical chemistry. The ideal candidate will have expertise that combines physical-chemical methods development with applications to timely areas such as renewable energy, materials chemistry, or biological problems. The integration of modern computational methods into proposed research is also desirable. The successful applicant is expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program and be an enthusiastic teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Department of Chemistry is part of a vibrant and interactive scientific community. A research-intensive liberal arts university, Brandeis fosters highly collaborative science both within and between departments. The campus is located in Waltham, MA, the heart of the Rte. 128 biotechnology corridor and 20 minutes from Boston and Cambridge. For information about the department, visit

Applicants should upload their CV including a list of publications, a description of their research plans, and a statement addressing teaching, diversity, equity and inclusion experiences and philosophy to Applicants at the assistant professor rank should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Inquiries may be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Klaus Schmidt-Rohr ( First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2022. This position is subject to budget approval.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community.

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