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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - 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, but those working in Theoretical Science are especially encouraged to apply. 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, 2019.  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 November 15, 2018.

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.


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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