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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Hydrogen-Deuterium Mass Spectrometry/Computational Chemistry

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Hydrogen-Deuterium Mass Spectrometry/Computational Chemistry

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Position #05-178-71

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is searching for a qualified candidate for a tenure track faculty position at the level of assistant professor in the area of hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) and computational chemistry. Research interests should be compatible with other current strategic areas of expansion including: Chemistry of Life Processes; Complex Biological Systems & Quantitative Biosciences; Clinical Translational Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics; Imaging, Modeling & Simulation; CNS Diseases and Drug Addiction. The position is a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month appointment based at the Baltimore, Maryland Campus. This position requires scholarly activity; teaching; service to the school, campus, and the profession; and the ability to engage in the application of mass spectrometry-based experimental approaches to research studies.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline, and a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience. Experience with HDX-MS development and application with an emphasis in computational modelling is preferred. We are particularly interested in research focused on coupling molecular dynamics simulations with HDX-MS to facilitate the interpretation of HDX data for protein dynamics studies. Projects that focus on the coupling of these methods to study viral protein-host interactions are especially desired.  Additional experience with complementary proteomics-based approaches in drug design is also desired.


Interested candidates must apply online through the UMB Online Recruitment System and submit an initial application that includes a letter of intent (reference Position Number 05-178-71), curriculum vitae (signed and dated), statement of research objectives, and names and contact information of at least three references.  Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit three letters of recommendation from reviewers external to University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.  In addition to applying online, interested candidates may also send application materials to: 

Professor Alex MacKerell Jr.,

Grollman-Glick Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20. Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Complete application packages should be e-mailed to Jeanette Spain: [email protected]

The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus houses schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Law and Dentistry.  Additionally, the School of Pharmacy has also opened a satellite campus at the Universities of Shady Grove in 2007. The University of Maryland enjoys an excellent established track record of successful collaboration for interprofessional practice and research collaborations with the other Professional schools on campus.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the employment process, please contact us a [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for a reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.   


Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Job Posting: Jan 19, 2021




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Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 3/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time