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 analytical chemistry (e.g., technique/instrumentation development, sensor development, bio-analytical, forensic analysis, environmental analysis, etc.). 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 analytical and instrumental chemistry courses, and should demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to diversity.
The Department (www.umbc.edu/chem) 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 all the departments on campus, as well as with the nearby University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy and local federal agencies (Army Research Lab, Naval Research Lab, NIST, NIH, etc.).
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. UMBC is known for its commitment to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body (http://facultydiversity.umbc.edu/). Interested candidates should submit their applications electronically using the following interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/44579 The application should include curriculum vitae, description of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy. When applying, candidates will be prompted to provide the names and contact information of three professionals in the field who will submit letters of recommendation in interfolio to support their application. Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled, with the appointment commencing in August 2018. Only full applications including all required documents and three letters of recommendation will be considered. For inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and other traditionally under-represented groups in the sciences are especially encouraged.