Tenure-Track Faculty Positions: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in various areas of chemistry and biochemistry. We particularly encourage candidates specializing in analytical, inorganic/materials, and organic chemistry to apply. We welcome both Assistant Professors and outstanding senior faculty applicants for consideration, including appointments at the Associate/Full Professor level. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to establish independent research programs and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. The expected start date for the term of appointment is August 2024.
Designation: Tenure-Track Faculty
Research Area: Chemistry and Biochemistry (All Areas)
Location: University of Maryland, College Park
Eligibility/Qualification: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field. The selection criteria include a proven record of excellence, exceptional potential for scientific impact through original research and scholarship, and outstanding communication skills. We are seeking candidates who are dedicated to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion through both individual and collaborative efforts.
Job Description: The successful candidates will play a pivotal role in shaping a new era of chemical sciences at the University of Maryland. The upcoming completion of the Chemistry Research Building in 2024 will facilitate groundbreaking research opportunities. Faculty members are encouraged to contribute to signature research themes, including multidimensional biomolecular science, emergent materials & sustainability, and multi-scale molecular science. The department is committed to advancing transformative research and education programs that have a positive impact on society by generating and applying new knowledge and preparing students for meaningful careers. Faculty members who actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion are highly valued.
The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System, strategically located in proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s 270 Technology Corridor. Faculty members benefit from close interactions and collaborations with nearby government laboratories, including NIH, NIST, FDA, NCI, NRL, NASA, and ARL.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following materials online at https://jobs.umd.edu/postings/112174:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Research plan (5 pages)
- Statement of educational interests (2 pages)
- Contact information for three references
- Statement summarizing efforts towards improving diversity, equity, and inclusion (1 page)
Last Date for Apply: Review of applications will commence on October 20, 2023, but we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. For inquiries or nominations, please contact the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at FSChair@umd.edu. Join our dynamic and innovative community at the University of Maryland and be part of a transformative era in chemical sciences.