Faculty Position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland

FACULTY POSITION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
Tenure-track Assistant Professor
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting August, 2016. We seek candidates performing innovative research in organic chemistry, broadly defined. Scientists pursuing research directed toward contemporary application areas at the interface of organic chemistry with biology, materials or analytical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. The criteria for selection will be proven excellence and outstanding potential for scientific impact through original research and scholarship.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous externally funded research programs and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. A key department in the College of Computer Science, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty participate in major University and federally-funded Centers, and enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, 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 270 Technology Corridor.
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: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/35795
Qualifications: Scholars who will build highly acclaimed research programs and achieve excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, demonstrated accomplishments in independent research, and be an effective educator in the chemical sciences.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, but we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.
Inquiries and/or nominations should be directed to chembchm2016fac@umd.edu, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED

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