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Job ID: 166488

Open Rank Faculty
University of Maryland, College Park

Date Posted Sep. 2, 2021
Title Open Rank Faculty
University University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD, United States
Department Chemistry and Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Analytical

Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position
(Assistant-Associate-Full Professor)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland, College Park invites applicants for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position, starting August 2022. Candidates with innovative research programs centered in synthetic organic chemistry or bioanalytical chemistry, who will synergize with current faculty in areas that include supramolecular chemistry, chemical biology, proteomics/metabolomics, structural biology and nanotechnology are particularly sought. The criteria for selection will be proven excellence and/or potential for scientific impact through original research, scholarship, and teaching.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop or enhance vigorous externally funded research programs and have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students and groups from diverse backgrounds. As members of a key department in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty participate in major University and federally-funded Centers and Institutes, including the NanoCenter, the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR), the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), the Institute for Physical Science & Technology (IPST). Faculty and students enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, NASA and NIST. The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is ideally situated in close proximity to Washington, D. C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s I-270 Technology Corridor. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our preeminent stature in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Applications, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan statements (3 pages per plan), statement of educational interests, and three references, must be submitted electronically to

Qualifications: Scholars with highly acclaimed research programs and demonstrated excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related discipline, significant research accomplishments, and experience in teaching/mentoring in the chemical sciences, broadly defined.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

  • The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry especially encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and those who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, students and groups are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Lyle Isaacs, Chair of Search Committee
    Chemistry and Biochemistry
    University of Maryland, College Park
    8051 Regents Drive
    College Park, MD 20742
  • 301-405-1884


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