Assistant Professor - Department of Chemistry

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

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The Department of Chemistry at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) to begin Fall 2020. 

Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field.  Postdoctoral training or equivalent is desirable.  

Development of an internationally recognized, externally-funded research program and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, particularly biochemistry sequences, are expected. Research in biochemistry that complements that of existing faculty in the Department will be considered. We are particularly interested in topics related to metabolomics, broadly defined.  

For your application to be fully considered, the following must be completed by October 15, 2019:
1.    Click Apply and follow the on-screen instructions to create an applicant profile and submit the required materials below. Please refer to the step-by-step guide for uploading the required items. Applicants must combine the materials into a single PDF (up to 5MB).

  • curriculum vitae
  • description of research plans 
  • teaching philosophy
  • diversity statement

2.    Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email to: with subject “Confidential Letter for [Last Name, First Name]". Letters must also be received by October 15, 2019 for an application to receive full consideration.

We are committed to supporting an academically and culturally diverse faculty and encourage applications from candidates who demonstrate a commitment to foster an environment that engages students from diverse backgrounds.

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Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.

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