University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Chemistry

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Position ID:UWMadison-Department of Chemistry-PROFESSOROFCHEMISTRY [#25394]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / all subdisciplinary areas of chemistry
Appl Deadline:2023/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/08/23, updated 2023/08/21, listed until 2023/12/13)
Position Description:    

JOB SUMMARY: The Department of Chemistry of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2024. We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in all areas of chemistry. While preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, applicants for Associate Professor will also be considered.

A successful candidate will be expected to develop a vibrant research program in their area of specialization, teach chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, perform professional and university service as appropriate, and work with other department members to accomplish diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. The successful candidate, as a member of the College of Letters and Science, will proactively contribute to, support, and advance the college's commitment to diversity among all aspects of their teaching, research, and service; the successful candidate will contribute to an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that fosters engagement and a sense of belonging for faculty, staff, students and members of the broader community.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required by start of appointment.

Candidates for the Assistant Professor title must have the potential to develop a vibrant research program in their field of specialization. Tenured candidates must have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and service which meet the requirements for associate professor with tenure as determined by the Physical Sciences Divisional Committee.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with fostering or the ability to foster an inclusive and equity-centered teaching, learning, departmental, and research environment where all can thrive.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications are being accepted from candidates at the assistant and associate level and from all areas of chemistry. A criminal background check is required prior to start of appointment.

Apply online at 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. Please note that applicants will be evaluated based upon submitted application materials and therefore should speak to and include evidence of their qualifications. 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. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm on October 1, 2023. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

The College of Letters & Science is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all of us - students, staff, and faculty - can thrive. Ours is a community in which we all are welcome. Most importantly, we strive to build a community in which all of us feel a great sense of belonging. There is no excellence without diversity in all its forms; diverse teams are more creative and successful than homogeneous ones. We are better when we are diverse and when we acknowledge, celebrate and honor our diversity. In acknowledging and honoring our diversity, we also assume a responsibility to support and stand up for each other.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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:
email address
1101 University Avenue
Madison WI 53706