Chemistry Assistant Professor, Open Field

Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Chemistry Assistant Professor, Open Field

The Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We welcome applications from all fields of Chemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to direct an independent research program that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. This position is a continuing faculty position with an initial appointment of three years, beginning September 1, 2021. Candidates should hold a PhD degree. Relevant postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Please send a CV, publication list, description of future research plans, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the application link found at by October 01, 2020. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by this date. The description of future research plans should not exceed seven single-spaced pages, in total, including an executive summary and more in-depth descriptions of three specific research directions.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Only electronic application materials will be accepted.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. For more information, please see the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment at


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