Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Scientific Topics

Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College: School of Arts & Sciences: Sciences: Chemistry


Applications are invited for a Tenure-Track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at Dartmouth College, starting July, 2021, in the broadly defined area of Organic Chemistry.


The Department of Chemistry seeks an individual with a PhD in chemistry who will establish a nationally recognized research program in organic chemistry broadly defined and is motivated by the use, discovery and development of new reactions and chemical reactivity within the fields of organic, organometallic, catalytic, materials or biological chemistry. We particularly seek an individual who strives to innovate in a manner that will eventually drive unique collaborative research projects within the department and involve other Dartmouth researchers, including those at the Geisel School of Medicine, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Thayer School of Engineering and/or Irving Institute for Energy and Society. The successful candidate will have the potential to excel at teaching organic chemistry and other courses in both our undergraduate and graduate curriculum and contribute to Dartmouth initiatives in STEM diversity, such as the Women in Science Program, E.E. Just STEM Scholars Program and Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with those from all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college students.

Application Instructions

Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service and/or life experiences have prepared them to advance Dartmouth’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a description of their research accomplishments and future plans, and a statement of their teaching and mentoring interests, including a discussion of past accomplishments and future goals. They should also arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent on their behalf. All inquiries and applications will be treated confidentially. Applicants are invited to submit their materials via Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/78207. The Committee will begin to consider completed applications on October 15, 2020.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Your offer is contingent upon your consent to a pre-employment background check with results acceptable under Dartmouth policy.


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