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Experimental Physical Chemistry Senior Faculty Position - Beginning Fall 2021 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a senior faculty position, with tenure, at the level of Associate or Full Professor commencing Fall 2021. The specific area of specialty being solicited is experimental physical chemistry. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and building an original and truly outstanding research program.

TO APPLY: Please send a CV, publication list, description of future research plans, and names for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the application link found at https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NTEx. 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 chemsearch@northwestern.edu. Only electronic application materials will be accepted.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Instruction - The Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University is hiring an Assistant Professor of Instruction to serve as a member of our teaching track (non-tenure track) faculty.  The successful candidate will be responsible for functions related to teaching, advising, scholarly activity, and contribution to the department's ACS-accredited undergraduate chemistry program; develop inquiry-based experiments and other approaches to improve student learning and persistence in laboratory courses and the corresponding lecture courses; develop or implement valid assessments of student learning in undergraduate chemistry courses. This position will also participate in teaching assistant training and mentoring, delivering laboratory lectures, conducting office hours, evaluating the academic progress of students, submitting course grades, and performing other administrative duties as required.

Applicants must have completed a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or a related field, must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, experience in supervising/overseeing a laboratory, and have an interest in advancing and publishing educational innovations. This position is a full-time, benefits eligible, 9-month, continuing faculty position with an initial appointment of two years.

POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2020.

TO APPLY: Application materials (cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation) should be submitted to the application link found at https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/ODU4 by April 15, 2020. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by this date. Questions regarding the position should be sent chemsearch@northwestern.edu.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Staff Positions

For open staff positions, please visit the Northwestern Human Resources website

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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