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Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Assistant-Associate-Full Professor)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland, College Park invites applicants for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position, starting August 2022. Candidates with innovative research programs centered in synthetic organic chemistry or bioanalytical chemistry, who will synergize with current faculty in areas that include supramolecular chemistry, chemical biology, proteomics/metabolomics, structural biology and nanotechnology are particularly sought. The criteria for selection will be proven excellence and/or potential for scientific impact through original research, scholarship, and teaching.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop or enhance vigorous externally funded research programs and have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students and groups from diverse backgrounds. As members of a key department in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty participate in major University and federally-funded Centers and Institutes, including the NanoCenter, the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR), the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), the Institute for Physical Science & Technology (IPST). Faculty and students enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, NASA and NIST. The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is ideally situated in close proximity to Washington, D. C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s I-270 Technology Corridor. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our preeminent stature in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry especially encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and those who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, students and groups are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Applications, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan statements (3 pages per plan), statement of educational interests, and three references, must be submitted electronically to:

Qualifications: Scholars with highly acclaimed research programs and demonstrated excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related discipline, significant research accomplishments, and experience in teaching/mentoring in the chemical sciences, broadly defined.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Deadline: October 15, 2021 for best consideration. We will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.

Inquiries and/or nominations should be addressed to Professor Lyle Isaacs (; 301-405-1884), Chair of the Faculty Search Committee.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination 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.

Postdoc Candidate Sought at Naval Research Laboratory

Naval Research Laboratory LogoThe Advanced Electrochemical Materials Section at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC is seeking qualified and motivated Postdoc candidates with expertise in electrochemistry and materials science. The candidate will support projects aimed at development of NRL-pioneered porous-carbon electrodes for applications in water purification (e.g., capacitive deionization) and energy storage (e.g., Li/Na-S batteries). Experience with fundamental electrochemical measurements, material synthesis and characterization, and fabrication/testing of laboratory-scale devices is desirable. Candidate will work on both individual and team projects in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment with senior and junior staff scientists, fellow postdocs, and undergraduate interns.

This position requires either U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. General information on NRL Postdoc programs and the Fellowship application process can be found at

Interested parties should contact Dr. Jeffrey W. Long by email at

Research Assistant at UMBC

The Keith Porter Imaging Facility at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is looking for a microscopy research assistant.

The research assistant provides technical support for the core imaging facilities at UMBC. Duties include quality control of major instruments (confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM), transmission electron microscope (TEM), scanning electron microscope (SEM), atomic force microscope (AFM)), as well as specimen preparation, user training and assistance, image processing and analysis, and data management. This position requires previous experience with at least one type microscopy and the ability to learn a variety of new microscopy techniques.

More details and application instructions can be found here:

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