University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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is among the nation’s major
research universities and is one of two centers of doctoral study
in the University of Wisconsin system. UWM is a Carnegie “Research
1” institution located in Wisconsin’s cultural and economic center,
in a vibrant urban setting on Milwaukee’s northeast side, close to
Lake Michigan. It serves more than 27,000 undergraduate and
graduate students with 193 academic programs and about 1,600
faculty and instructional staff and has the most diverse population
of any school in the UW System.
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department is committed to
excellence in scholarly research and teaching. It offers four
undergraduate degrees, two M.S. degrees and a Ph.D. degree, and
consists of eighteen faculty members, three academic staff,
eighteen classified staff, four technicians, five post-doctoral
fellows and approximately sixty-six graduate students. The faculty
members are recognized experts in their various disciplines and are
funded by federal agencies such as the National Institutes of
Health, the Department of Energy and the National Science
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants
for a tenure-track faculty position in computational/theoretical
Physical Chemistry. The Department seeks an individual with a
strong commitment to research and teaching. Preference will be
given to applicants with interests in molecular scale theoretical
methods, such as first-principles computation, molecular dynamics
simulations, or machine learning.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related
field, and post-Ph.D. research experience (this could be a
traditional post-doctoral or similar position). Position
responsibilities will include developing an independent
extramurally funded research program, establishing collaborations
both within the Department and across campus, and teaching graduate
and undergraduate courses in all areas of physical chemistry.
Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2021 and continue
until the position is filled.
Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field by the time of
Previous research done in the area of computational or theoretical
Post-Ph.D. training (in traditional post-doctoral fellowship(s) or
Strong potential for extramural funding
Demonstrated research productivity
Experience in teaching
Ability to strengthen and/or expand the existing areas of research
A complete application will consist of a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, concise statements of research interest and teaching
philosophy, (itemized) estimate of startup costs (upload to “Other
Document 1”), and three letters of recommendation. All application
materials should be submitted electronically via the on-line system
but reference letters can be sent by e-mail to Associate Prof. Jorg
Woehl, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a continuous recruitment.
applications will begin on Friday, October 1st, 2021, and continue
until the position is filled. Applications received after Thursday,
September 30th, 2021 may not receive consideration. To apply,
please see: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/31259
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the
appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the
prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your
references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending
allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/
call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414)
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start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to
work in the United States and to complete the required employment
eligibility verification form upon hire.
Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and
responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/31545