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Postdoctoral Associate Teaching Scholar

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical, Education, Organic, Physical
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications for full-time teaching and research Postdoctoral Associate Teaching Scholar (PATS) openings starting as early as July 1, 2024 and no later than September 1, 2024. This innovative program, formerly the Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow (PFF) program, is designed for recent Ph.D. recipients planning to pursue teaching-focused academic careers. Of particular interest are candidates capable of supporting the teaching of Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical, and/and Physical Chemistry. Initial appointments are full-time for one year, and are renewable based on satisfactory performance. The duties of the appointment are divided roughly equally between teaching and research. The teaching component will involve guided experiences in teaching undergraduate courses with opportunities to develop new curricula and implement innovative teaching methodologies. Research is conducted in affiliation with a faculty research group. Candidates with research interests in all areas of chemistry are encouraged to apply. Additional information about the PAL program as well as descriptions of our academic programs and research interests of faculty may be found at

Applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes teaching and research objectives, research group preferences, and a current CV, and arrange to have three letters or recommendation. Review of completed applications will begin immediately. The applications portal will close on July 1, 2024. Apply through, job reference Please direct email queries to

The Department of Chemistry is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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