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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemistry Department

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemistry Department
Reference Code: 31226
Job Location: Amherst , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-08-28
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Chemistry Department
University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally ranked public research university and home to over 22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The 1,430 acre campus is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, with easy access to Boston and New York City. UMass Amherst, along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, is a member of the Five College Consortium and the Academic Career network.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts is embarking on a strategic hiring program enabled by a $102M investment in a new Physical Sciences Building and a $45M investment in the University's core facilities. Applications are invited for one full time, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 2018 or thereafter. We seek applicants who will develop or continue vigorous research programs in the area of materials chemistry. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, materials characterization, the use of physical methods to study and characterize molecules and materials at interfaces, and the design and synthesis of new materials/biomaterials.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

Job Requirements


A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a related field is required.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research, and the names of three references and their contact information to:

Evaluation of applicants will begin on October 6, 2017, and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department of Chemistry's website ( for further information. All questions pertaining to these positions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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