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University of Maryland-Baltimore County, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology 2015

Location: University of Maryland Baltimore County


TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION − CHEMICAL BIOLOGY
THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY (UMBC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Applicants are expected to establish a vigorous and externally funded research program in any sub-discipline of an area broadly defined as chemical biology (e.g., bioorganic, bioanalytical, biophysical chemistry, and biochemistry).  Candidates must have an outstanding record of scientific achievement, demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful applicant should have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in any of the sub-disciplines listed above, will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate (PhD and MS) levels with particular emphasis on bioorganic, biophysical, or biochemistry courses, and should demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to diversity.
The Department (www.umbc.edu/chem-biochem) is a highly cross-disciplinary and interactive group of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students engaged in cutting edge research, working in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in a recently renovated building. The faculty has strong collaborations across the entire campus, and with the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy.
UMBC is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body (http://facultydiversity.umbc.edu/). The university is strategically situated on a suburban campus in the intellectually and culturally vibrant Baltimore-Washington corridor, providing unique opportunities afforded by its diversity, intermediate size and world-class infrastructure. Candidates should submit their applications electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/30626, and include curriculum vitae, description of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy. The candidates also need to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted tohttp://apply.interfolio.com/30626. For inquiries only, please email chemsearch@umbc.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have an outstanding record of scientific achievement, demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful applicant should have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in an area broadly defined as chemical biology (e.g., bioorganic, bioanalytical, biophysical chemistry, and biochemistry), will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate (PhD and MS) levels with particular emphasis on bioorganic, biophysical, or biochemistry courses, and should demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to diversity.  Applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and other traditionally under-represented groups in the sciences are especially enouraged.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  This appointment will commence in August, 2016.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Candidates should submit their applications electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/30626 and include curriculum vitae, description of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy. The candidates also need to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/30626.