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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - The Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Outstanding applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply, especially those with a background in experimental physical 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, 2022. 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 https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MTE1Mg== by October 15, 2021. 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 chemsearch@northwestern.edu. Only electronic application materials nwill be accepted.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexualorientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, maritalstatus, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, geneticinformation, 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. Job applicantswho wish to request an accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the Office of Equity. Additional information on the accommodations process is available at https://www.northwestern.edu/equity/documents/discrimination-harassment-policy-resourcesprocedures-final.pdf  

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - 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 contributions to the department's ACS-accredited undergraduate chemistry program. The candidate will participate in teaching assistant training and mentoring, evaluating the academic progress of students, developing valid assessments of student learning in undergraduate chemistry courses, and performing other administrative duties as required. Responsibilities could also include developing inquiry-based experiments and other approaches to improve student learning and persistence in laboratory and lecture courses. Applicants must have completed a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or a related field, must have demonstrated excellence in teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses, 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, 2022 with the possibility of an earlier start date. 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/MTEzMA==. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting October 1, 2021. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by October 31, 2021. 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.

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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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