Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

University of Maryland , College Park
Close proximity to District of Columbia
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 15, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland invites applications for open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry.  Candidates in the areas of theoretical/computational quantum chemistry and experimental bioanalytical and biophysical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is within the College of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences,  home to six research Centers & Institutes and ten academic departments.   A new chemistry building is catalyzing a new era in the molecular sciences at the University of Maryland.   The Department  is dedicated to transformative research and education programs that impact society through the generation and application of new knowledge, and the preparation of students for  meaningful work.  To meet these objectives,  the Department embraces and values faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is ideally located close to Washington, D. C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s 270 Technology Corridor. Its faculty enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NIST, FDA,  NCI, NRL, NASA and ARL. 

Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, renowned, and well-funded research programs, and be dedicated  and effective teachers and mentors  of students at all levels.   The criteria  for selection include proven excellence and outstanding potential for scientific impact through original research and scholarship.  Additional value is placed upon experience working with students from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds.  A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field is required. The target start date is August 16, 2023. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications. 

Application:   Required items include a  cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan (5 pages), statement of education interests (2 pages), contact information for three references, and a diversity and inclusion statement (1 page)  that summarizes past and proposed efforts towards improving diversity, equity and inclusion.  All information should be uploaded

Deadline:        Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 but we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.


Inquiries and/or nominations should be directed to, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee.

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