Assistant Professorship in Chemistry (Physical)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
15 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant Professorship in Chemistry (Physical)

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Position Description 

Candidates are invited to apply for a tenure-track assistant professorship in physical chemistry, broadly defined, including experimental and theoretical research in areas such as but not limited to atomic and molecular physics, biophysical chemistry, condensed matter, quantum science and ultrafast spectroscopy. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking candidates who have an outstanding research record and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in chemistry or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/8371). Applications must be submitted no later than October 15, 2018.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae with publications list
3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
4. Outline of future research plans
5. Names and contact information of 3-5 references. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been received.
6. Selected publications

Contact Information

Susan M. Kinsella
(617) 496-4088

Contact Email


Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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