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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123363
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Open Rank
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1
Unit: CMNS-Chemistry & Biochemistry
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland invites applicants for an open-rank tenure-line faculty position in biochemistry, starting August 2018. Candidates who address important scientific questions at the biomolecular level as they relate to biological function and health are particularly sought. Such individuals will synergize with current faculty in areas that include chemical biology, molecular/cellular signaling, computational biology, proteomics, structural biology, transcripton/gene regulation, and DNA nanobiotechnology. The criteria for selection will be proven excellence and/or potential for impact through original research, scholarship and teaching.

Minimum Qualifications:

Scholars who will build highly acclaimed research programs and achieve excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related discipline, demonstrated research accomplishments and experience in teaching/mentoring in the chemical sciences, broadly defined.

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Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/01/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 11/01/2017
Physical Demands

n/a

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  4. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
Optional Documents

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