Water-Related Molecular Engineering-Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Hyde Park
Salary is commensurate with experience and University practices.
Oct 26, 2017
Nov 25, 2017
03381, 03382, or 03383
Field of specialization
Biological, Energy, Environmental, Health & Safety
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is a unique interdisciplinary institute launched by the University of Chicago in 2011 with the aim of translating molecular-level science into technological solutions with potential societal impact in health care, energy, environmental sustainability and information technology. An independent unit within the university, IME is also affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory, and joint appointment is encouraged when appropriate.

IME invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the area of Water-related Molecular Engineering.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, water purification and utilization, water in energy science and production, water in climate/atmospheric/earth/environmental sciences, water in biology/health/medicine, and related basic science, especially of interfacial water.  Please see http://ime.uchicago.edu/themes/water/ for a fuller description of the IME water theme.  We invite applications at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor.  Positions are available in both experiment and theory.  Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study and have an outstanding research record. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a strong research program and to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

To apply, please visit the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/. To be considered for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, please apply to Requisition #03381. To be considered for a position at the rank of Associate Professor, please apply to Requisition #03382. To be considered for a position at the rank of Professor, please apply to Requisition #03383.  Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, statement of research interests, and a teaching statement. In addition, candidates are requested to provide the names and contact information for three references, who will be contacted separately for letters of recommendation.  For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2017, although applications submitted later may be considered until the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

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