Open Faculty Positions

The Chemistry Department of Boston College invites applications for two tenure-track positions to be effective in the fall of 2019. Applicants will be evaluated based on their potential to establish a prominent and well-funded research program and to excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful applicants will join a department of approximately 120 doctoral students, 30 postdoctoral fellows, 200 undergraduate majors, and an internationally recognized faculty.

Assistant Professor in the area of Physical Chemistry with a focus on computational/theoretical chemistry requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related areas; postdoctoral experience is desirable but not required. Exceptional candidates with expertise in other areas are encouraged to apply, as well. The candidates are expected to have published in top-refereed journals and demonstrated the ability to perform outstanding independent research.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter (which includes the names of three references), a graphical executive summary of research plans (one page), curriculum vitae, a summary of research plans (eight pages maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via the online faculty application at:

All application materials must be submitted electronically on or prior to October 15, 2018.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.