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Boston University Assistant Professor, Synthetic Inorganic or Organometallic Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Department of Chemistry at Boston University ( applications from outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in the field of Synthetic Inorganic or Organometallic Chemistry, beginning July 1, 2022. Candidates with research focus in the area of metal complex synthesis broadly defined, with applications in organometallic or coordination chemistry catalysis, small molecule conversion, solar fuels, recycling, or energy/sustainability are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong candidates will have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience.

The successful applicant will benefit from the department’s supportive and collegial environment, which includes close affiliations with Boston University’s Materials Science & Engineering Division, the Photonics Center, the Biogeoscience Program, and the Institute for Sustainable Energy. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of inorganic and general chemistry, with the opportunity to develop graduate courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community.


Applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest, including teaching and research objectives, a statement on their experiences in mentoring, diversity and inclusion, and a current CV, and should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via ( Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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