Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Molecular Engineering

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering - University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Aug 15, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Job Type
Full time

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) is a unique interdisciplinary school launched by the University of Chicago in 2011 with the aim of translating molecular and quantum science into technological solutions with potential societal impact in health and immunology, energy/water/materials and environmental sustainability, and quantum information technology. An independent unit within the university, PME is also affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory, and joint appointment is encouraged when appropriate.

PME invites applications for one or more faculty positions. Please see our website ( for a description of some of the research themes highlighted in PME. We will consider applicants doing research appropriate for any of the themes, and indeed in any area of theoretical, computational, and experimental molecular and quantum engineering. We invite applications at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor. 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.

Applicants must apply online, through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic jobs board. To be considered for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, please apply at; for Associate Professor,; and for Professor, Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications, and research and teaching statements. In addition, candidates for Assistant Professor are requested to provide the names and contact information for three references, who will be contacted separately for letters of recommendation. Review of completed (including recommendation letters) applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Heather Crews at with any questions.

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. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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