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Department of Chemistry - Professor and Chair

Johns Hopkins University, Chemistry Department
Baltimore, Maryland
Competitive salary based on experience
Closing date
Nov 11, 2023

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As part of a strategic investment for a transformative expansion of the faculty of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University ( is poised for significant growth in the coming years. To this end, we invite applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Chemistry. This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished scholar with leadership experience, in collaboration with a growing faculty, to strengthen further an excellent department. The best candidates will embody intellectual distinction, collaborative spirit, transparency, inclusiveness, and creativity, along with a scholarly record deserving appointment as tenured full professor at Johns Hopkins University. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2024. Applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining their experience in and vision for research, education, and academic leadership; their CV; and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio at Review of credentials will begin November 1, 2023 and will continue until the appointment is finalized. Every effort will be made to ensure candidate confidentiality. For questions about Interfolio, call (887) 997-8807 or email Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.


The Department of Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University is made up of internationally recognized faculty involved in all areas of contemporary chemical science, including many interdisciplinary areas interfacing chemistry with the fields of biology, medicine, physics and materials. There are currently ongoing research programs in analytical chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical physics, surface chemistry, and theoretical chemistry.

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