BU Chemistry, Boston University

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Computational Chemistry
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry / Computational
Appl Deadline:2012/10/01 finished (posted 2012/08/22, updated 2013/04/07, listed until 2012/10/31)
Position Description:    

The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Computational Chemistry (beginning July 2013, pending budgetary approval). The successful candidate will initiate a world-class research program developing and applying ab initio quantum chemistry to study problems in materials design with impact in biological and/or energy materials science. The department boasts a highly supportive collaborative environment, which includes faculty possessing a wide range of complementary expertise in biological and materials theory and computation, synthetic chemistry, soft materials science, strongly correlated electronic materials, designer inorganic materials, complemented by faculty with expertise in material properties characterization. Interdepartmental collaborations with investigators in Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, or biomaterials researchers in the medical school are highly encouraged as is participation in a number of University-wide initiatives, e.g. materials science and engineering (http://www.bu.edu/mse), photonic materials (http://www.bu.edu/photonics/), or nanoscience (http://www.bu.edu/bme/research/centers/cnn/). In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to play an integral role in the University’s strong computational science community, which is a critical component of the University’s new Hariri Institute for Computing, Computational Science and Engineering (http://www.bu.edu/hic/). Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of general or physical and theoretical chemistry, with the opportunity to develop graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Theoretical or Computational Chemistry, or a related field, with post-doctoral research experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest, including teaching and research objectives, and current CV, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent by 1 October, through AcademicJobsOnline.org. Boston University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

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Boston, MA 02215

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