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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Inorganic/Bioinorganic Chemistry

The College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts
competitive salary and full benefits
Closing date
Sep 30, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Inorganic Chemistry or Bioinorganic Chemistry to begin in August 2024. A successful candidate will be expected to teach Inorganic Chemistry lecture and lab, General Chemistry I and II lecture and lab, and an upper-level elective. A full-time laboratory supervisor prepares all laboratory experiments and works with faculty members during each lab. More information about Holy Cross and the Chemistry Department can be found on our home page at

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits, including travel support and reimbursement for relocation. Faculty at the College cultivate a richly diverse academic community, pursue innovative teaching, and create high-impact scholarship. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit our Prospective Faculty page.


Candidates must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and a commitment to effective undergraduate teaching in the context of a liberal arts college. Ph.D. in Chemistry required by the beginning of the appointment.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, a research plan including how undergraduates will be involved and estimated start-up needs and budget, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter and statement on teaching, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset.

Submission Instructions

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications.  Please submit all application materials only through this platform: to submitted through any other means will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin on September 15th and continue until September 30th. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in mid-October. We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Zoom. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Amber Hupp ( 

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate an enduring commitment to academic excellence and who embrace the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


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