Tenure-track Assistant Professorship

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for an open-field Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. All applications and  materials must be submitted by October 15, 2016, via the ARIeS portal at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7065. Additional information regarding this position can be found at the above link.

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Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzikn Aspuru-Guzik

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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Upcoming Events

2016 Sep 08

Jay Keasling

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Dr. Jay Keasling, LBL. TBA. Student-hosted seminar.

2016 Sep 09

Woo Open House

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Department Center
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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

CCB Director Elizabeth Lennox named Co-Director of Graduate Studies in CCB

August 8, 2016

CCB Department Chair Charlie Lieber and Dan Nocera, Director of Graduate Studies, announce that Lab Director Elizabeth Lennox has been appointed as the CCB Co-Director of Graduate Studies. She will partner with Dan Nocera to work with CCB's students across the platform of questions and issues that can arise during one's graduate education experience. As noted when she joined CCB, her extensive background in leadership positions both centrally and within other graduate departments at Harvard allows her to offer unique mentorship and guidance to students during their time in CCB.

Two New Assistant Professors Join CCB

July 18, 2016

We are very pleased to welcome Assistant Professors Brian Liau and Christina Woo to CCB as of July 1st! Professor Liau is no stranger to CCB, having received his Ph.D. in 2013 and undergraduate degree in Chemistry & Physics in 2007. Most recently, he has been working on cancer epigenetics at Massachusetts General Hospital. Professor Woo, a graduate of Wellesley College and Yale University, joins us from Stanford University, where she has held a Jane Coffin Childs postdoctoral fellowship in the area of chemical glycoproteomics.

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