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Assistant Professor in (Bio)Synthetic Chemistry
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Aug. 14, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in (Bio)Synthetic Chemistry
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Worcester, MA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry

Assistant Professor in (Bio)Synthetic Chemistry

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status:

Basic Function:

Teaching of undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses. Research in synthetic chemistry.


As part of WPIs systems biology initiative, the chemistry and biochemistry department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical synthesis beginning in August 2019. Synthetic organic and/or inorganic chemists interested in biological problems are particularly encouraged to apply. Colleagues joining our research enterprise will benefit from an intimate, highly collaborative research environment with current strengths that include drug discovery, drug delivery, membrane biochemistry, and cell signaling.

Worcester, an affordable and accessible city in the heart New Englands biotechnology corridor, is home to over a dozen colleges and universities and offers an intellectually rich and culturally diverse environment.

The successful applicant will develop a vigorous, externally funded, internationally highly regarded research program. A strong commitment to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate curricula is expected. Applicants for a senior position will have a strong record of high impact publications and funding.


Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field

Posting Date: 08/15/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, achievement and plans, and a list of three references. Applicants are asked to apply electronically. For additional information, please contact Dr. Anita Mattson.

EEO Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

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