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Assistant Professor in Computational Chemistry
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Assistant Professor in Computational Chemistry
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Arts & Sciences: Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Chemistry at Tufts University is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty member for the Dr. Charles W. Fotis A37, AG39 Assistant Professorship in computational chemistry, broadly defined. The Chemistry Department at Tufts is a well-funded and accomplished community of researchers with collaborations spanning the globe. Excellent resources are available, particularly for interdisciplinary research in chemistry. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry related to the candidate’s field of research. Additional information about the department can be found at  



A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field and a demonstrated potential to develop an internationally-recognized research program. Prior teaching experience and/or knowledge of modern, equitable teaching practices are preferred, but all candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at . Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a research plan,* (4) a teaching statement, (5) a statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, and (6) three confidential letters of recommendation. Please arrange for the confidential letters of recommendation to be directly uploaded through the Interfolio portal.

*Applicants should include a one-page summary plus two or more research proposals (one to two pages each, not including references).

Evaluation of candidates will begin on October 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Justin Cronin, Chemistry Department Manager, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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