University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison: Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks outstanding applicants with research interests in all areas of chemistry for faculty positions at the tenured and tenure-track levels. Faculty positions require a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and service.

The department is strongly committed to diversity among faculty. Women and candidates from groups traditionally under-represented in the field of chemistry are strongly encouraged to apply.

Senior-level theoretical chemists, including those specializing in materials science and biophysics, are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered for the Joseph O. Hirschfelder professorship in theoretical chemistry. This position will begin August 2020 or later. Candidates for the Joseph O. Hirschfelder professorship in theoretical chemistry must have extensive experience, a track record of innovation, world-class research accomplishments, and teaching credentials which meet the requirements for full or associate professor with tenure as determined by the Physical Sciences Divisional Committee.

A successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized scholarly research program in their area of specialization, to teach chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, to mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and to perform professional and university service as appropriate.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required. Candidates for the Assistant Professor title must have demonstrated potential for internationally recognized research in their field of specialization. Tenured candidates must have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and service which meet the requirements for full or associate professor with tenure as determined by the Physical Sciences Divisional Committee.

Apply online at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15083 Application materials including cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, research experience summary, and a concise description of research plans will be required for all applicants. Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three professional references. To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by November 17, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the identity of the applicant must be released on request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

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Last updated: 2019-10-17