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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Harvard University
Job Location:
Cambridge, 02138

School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area: Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Position Description

Candidates are invited to apply for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the open field of chemistry and chemical biology. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking candidates who have an strongresearch record and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in chemical sciences including organic, physical, inorganic, theory and chemical biology is required by the time the appointment begins. 

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal: 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices); 4) Research statement; 5) Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas; and, 6) Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate's application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor. Applications must be submitted no later than October 15, 2023.

Contact Information

Pamela Hernandez

Contact Email:

Equal Opportunity Employer

The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up-to-date on CDC-recommended vaccines.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Minimum Number of References Required: 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed: 5

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