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Tenure Track Faculty Position - Toxicological Chemistry
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Date Posted Aug. 23, 2021
Title Tenure Track Faculty Position - Toxicological Chemistry
University University of Maryland Baltimore County
Catonsville, MD, United States
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date 8/23/2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Medicinal
    Chemistry - Inorganic
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - Analytical
    Chemistry - General

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY (UMBC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants are expected to establish a vigorous and externally funded research program in the broadly defined area of toxicological chemistry (e.g., cancer toxicology, forensic toxicology, pharmacology, metabolite identification and degradation, toxicologically-relevant organic synthesis/mechanisms, etc.). Candidates should have an outstanding record of scientific achievement, demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful applicant should have a PhD and postdoctoral research experience and will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate (PhD and MS) levels with particular interests in toxicological chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, nursing chemistry and/or analytical chemistry and should demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to diversity.

The Department ( is a highly cross-disciplinary and interactive group of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students engaged in cutting edge research, working in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in a recently renovated building. The faculty has strong collaborations across all the departments on campus, as well as with the nearby University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy and local federal agencies (NIH, NIST, FDA, DoD labs, etc.).

The university is strategically situated on a suburban campus in the intellectually and culturally vibrant Baltimore-Washington corridor, providing unique opportunities afforded by its diversity, intermediate size and world-class infrastructure. UMBC is known for its commitment to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body ( Interested candidates should submit their applications electronically to, and include curriculum vitae, description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement detailing their commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education. The candidates also need to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to For inquiries, please email Review of applications will begin October 18th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled, with the appointment commencing in August 2022.

  • UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; and applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged. As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Information about Title IX and contact information for the Title IX Coordinator is available at:

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