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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Theoretical Chemistry

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - The Department of Chemistry invites applications for an open rank tenure line faculty position commencing Fall 2017 in the area of theoretical chemistry.  Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of excellence in research, teaching, and scholarship.  Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate students as well as building an original and truly outstanding research program.  Please submit all application materials electronically to https://facultysearch.weinberg.northwestern.edu/apply/index/MTk1 by September 14, 2016. Application review will be ongoing. AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Only electronic application materials will be accepted.

Application Instructions

To apply for the position, please apply here:  https://facultysearch.weinberg.northwestern.edu/apply/index/MTk1

Applications will only be accepted online (see links above). Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files. All required fields are marked with an asterisk and must be filled in before clicking on the “Submit” button. Incomplete applications cannot be saved.

  • Prepare a separate PDF (8MB max file size) for each of your documents.
    Please save or “print to PDF” all of your individual documents. Alternately, you may scan your documents to PDF. The first method is preferred, however, because it retains text recognition capabilities.
  • Prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references.
    Three references are required.  Please note that your references will not be automatically contacted to upload letters of recommendation upon completion of your application.  You will be notified if and when your references are contacted to upload letters. 
  • Submit application.
    When your PDF files and list of references are complete, you may proceed to the online application (see links above). All required fields must be filled in before you click on the “Submit” button. The system will not accept incomplete applications. You will receive an email confirmation shortly after your application has been received.

To report a problem with the online application process, please send a detailed email to chemsearch@northwestern.edu