University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Chemistry

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Position ID:UWMadison-Department of Chemistry-PROFCHEMISTRY1 [#15083, 100407]
Position Title: Professor of Chemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2019/11/17 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/14, finished 2020/06/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Professor of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry in the College of Letters & 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.

Principal duties:
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.

Degree and area of specialization: Chemistry or related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
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.

Additional Information:
Applications are being accepted from candidates at all levels and from all areas of chemistry.

A criminal background check is required prior to start of appointment.

How to Apply:
Apply online at

Application materials, including cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, research experience summary, and research (future plans) statement will be required for all applicants. Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of recommendation.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1101 University Avenue
Madison WI 53706

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