Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Research and teaching in Chemistry at Brown reflects Brown's innovative nature and is driven by the challenges of today's changing world.

Discover how faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and postdoctoral fellows collaborate to pursue scholarship across chemical fields and the interface of chemistry with biology, medicine, physics, and engineering.


In our graduate program, Ph.D. candidates choose research groups and elective courses based on their individual goals and interests, graduating ready for successful careers in today's changing world.
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Brown Chemistry research groups, in collaboration with other Brown schools and departments, as well as national laboratories, prepare students to succeed in a complex and changing world.
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Recent News

Brown Chemistry is Hiring!

The Department of Chemistry at Brown University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Computational/Theoretical Chemistry. All areas of research in modern computational and theoretical chemistry, including research involving biological and materials chemistry, catalysis, artificial intelligence for chemical discovery, spectroscopy, and electronic structure, will be given thorough consideration. For further information and to apply, use the link below.



GeoChem Building
Room 201
156 George Street
Providence, RI  02912-9019

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Thayer Street at MacMillan Lawn





Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM

Summer: 8 AM - 4 PM

Mailing Address

Department of Chemistry
Brown University
324 Brook Street
Box H
Providence, RI 02912