Professor of Chemistry in Theoretical Chemistry

Madison, Wisconsin
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 19, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The Theoretical Chemistry Institute and Department of Chemistry of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for open positions (beginning August 2019) for candidates with research interests focusing on all areas of theoretical chemistry, including materials science and biophysics. Positions are available at the tenure-track and tenured level, including the named professorship: Joseph O. Hirschfelder Professor of Chemistry.

Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required prior to the start of the appointment. Area of specialization within chemistry is open. Candidates for the Assistant Professor title must have demonstrated potential for internationally recognized research in his/her field of specialization. Tenured candidates must have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and service. The successful candidates will be expected to teach chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students is required, as is the development of an internationally recognized scholarly research program. Professional and university service are also required.

Please go to to view the posting and begin the application process. 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 October 18, 2018. 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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