Tenure-track Assistant Professorship

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for a Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Chemistry & Chemical Biology, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2016. All application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2015, via the ARIeS portal at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6320. Additional information regarding this position can be found at the above link.

Harvard is 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.

Director of Laboratories

We encourage qualified candidates to apply for the Director of Laboratories position in our Department.  Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department, with a dotted line to the Administrative Dean for Science, the Director of Laboratories is responsible for all department functions, including:  budget and business operations, human resources, education, faculty and academic affairs, research policy and compliance, sponsored research administration, research operations, instrumentation service centers, laboratory safety, and IT/computers.  A complete job description, requisite qualifications, and application directions can be found here. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer.

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Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology


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Upcoming Events

Oct 14

Paula Diaconsescu

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Paula Diaconsescu, University of California, Los Angeles. "Redox Switches for Catalysis Using Ferrocene-Based Ligands." Harvard/MIT Inorganic Chemistry Seminar.

Oct 19

Matthew Kanan

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Matthew Kanan, Stanford University.  TBA.  Woodward CCB Departmental Colloquium.

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Welcome to Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB). We are proud to continue our department’s rich tradition of research and scholarship in the molecular sciences. Our research activities in CCB span the core disciplines of organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry and the interdisciplinary frontiers of the life and physical sciences.

Latest News

Shair Group Uncovers New Anti-Leukemia Approach and Mechanism

Shair Group Uncovers New Anti-Leukemia Approach and Mechanism

October 1, 2015

A recent paper in Nature from the Shair group, highlighted in the Harvard Gazette, describes a new therapeutic approach for acute myeloid leukemia. The work also reveals a new genetic control mechanism used by cancer that can be targeted by a small molecule named cortistatin A. Members of the Myers group also contributed to the study.

Gordon Group Develops Next-Generation Green Storage Solution

Gordon Group Develops Next-Generation Green Storage Solution

September 25, 2015

CCB graduate student Kaixiang Lin and former postdoctoral fellow Michael Marshak, among other researchers from the Gordon group, together with the Aziz group in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, have reduced the toxicity and cost of an inexpensive, environmentally friendly flow battery under development by the team, as announced in the Harvard Gazette and

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