Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Computational Materials Chemistry

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Computational Materials Chemistry

Job no: 502691
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Chemistry
Union: MSP
Categories: Faculty

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst is embarking on a strategic hiring program enabled by a $102M investment in the new Physical Sciences Building and a $45M investment in the University’s core facilities. UMass is also a member of the consortium for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). We are seeking talented applicants for one tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 2020 or thereafter.


A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a related field is required.

Additional Information

Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. We seek applicants who will develop or continue vigorous research programs in computational materials chemistry

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching, contact information for three references, and a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (https://www.cns.umass.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion). The Diversity Statement should identify past experiences and future goals. These contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarships, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities.

Evaluation of applicants will begin on November 5, 2019 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

All questions pertaining to these positions can be directed to the Search Committee Chairs at [email protected]. Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department of Chemistry’s website (http://www.umass.edu/chemistry) for further information.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Sep 16 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
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Posted: 9/17/2019
Application Due: 12/16/2019
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