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Computational Chemistry Assistant Professor

Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
Comparable with other academic institutions
Closing date
Nov 19, 2022

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry at Tufts University is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty member for the Dr. Charles W. Fotis A37, AG39 Assistant Professorship in computational chemistry, broadly defined. The Chemistry Department at Tufts is a well-funded and accomplished community of researchers with collaborations spanning the globe. Excellent resources are available, particularly for interdisciplinary research in chemistry. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry related to the candidate’s field of research. Additional information about the department can be found at   Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field and a demonstrated potential to develop an internationally-recognized research program. Prior teaching experience and/or knowledge of modern, equitable teaching practices are preferred, but all candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at . Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a research plan,* (4) a teaching statement, (5) a statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, and (6) three confidential letters of recommendation. Please arrange for the confidential letters of recommendation to be directly uploaded through the Interfolio portal.

*Applicants should include a one-page summary plus two or more research proposals (one to two pages each, not including references).

Evaluation of candidates will begin on October 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Justin Cronin, Chemistry Department Manager, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.


Tufts is a private university with campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville & Grafton, Massachusetts, and Talloires, France. Tufts was established in 1852. The student body is comprised of approximately 4,500 graduate and professional students and 5,000 undergraduates. For more information go to

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