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Faculty Job Openings

The Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences announces the following faculty searches in 2017-2018.

African American Studies

Associate or Full Professor in African American History (Job Opening ID: 31463)

The Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in African American history at the rank of associate or full professor, to begin September 1, 2018.

We seek a scholar with teaching and research interests in African American history post Reconstruction to 1945. The applicant’s area of specialty is open, but historians who work on gender, labor, incarceration, or internationalism are particularly welcome. The appointment will be in the Department of African American Studies within the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the successful applicant should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. The applicant should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses in her or his research area in addition to core courses in history, particularly survey courses and courses on research methods. Candidates with administrative and/or leadership experience and a national profile are particularly welcome.

Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at the following link http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample of no more than 25 pages or article length manuscript, and the names and contact information of three recommenders. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 27, 2017. Inquiries about the search may be sent to afas@northwestern.eduNorthwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant or Associate Professor in African Diasporic Music and Sound Cultures (Job Opening ID: 31900)

The Departments of African American Studies and Performance Studies at Northwestern University invite applications to fill a tenure-track position in African Diasporic music and sound cultures at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor, to begin September 1, 2018. Applicants at the assistant level must possess or supply evidence that all requirements for the degree will be completed by August 1, 2018.

We seek a scholar with teaching and research interests in African diasporic musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political and social aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies, broadly defined. The applicant’s area of specialty is open. A Ph.D. in music studies, ethnomusicology, performance studies, or cognate area is preferred. While we are also open to various methodological approaches—i.e., historical, ethnographic, theoretical—an applicant who is also a practitioner would be particularly welcomed. The position will be a joint appointment between African American Studies within the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Performance Studies within the School of Communication.

In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the successful applicant should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. The applicant should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses in her or his research area in addition to core courses in both departments, particularly survey courses and courses on research methods, as both departments have top-ranked graduate programs. The incoming scholar would also have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary initiatives across the campus, especially the Black Arts Initiative and the Sound Arts and Cultures undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at the following link http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample of no more than 25 pages or article length manuscript, and three letters of recommendation (submitted separately). For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017. Inquiries about the search may be sent to sdenose@northwestern.eduNorthwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship.  PhD must be completed by September 1, 2018.  Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2016) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, especially in the area of expressive arts and culture, are encouraged to apply.

This two year fellowship is residential and provides a competitive stipend and benefits, a visiting appointment in the Department of African American Studies (including teaching two classes in the Department), and participation in the intellectual life of the Department and University.

Applicants should submit electronically via this link http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html by December 15, 2017:
1) a current curriculum vitae,
2) a letter of application detailing the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship years,
3) a sample of scholarly writing,
4) evidence relating to the quality of teaching (syllabi and teaching evaluations),
5) three letters of recommendation (including one letter from the dissertation advisor) to: Post Doctoral Search Committee Chair

All inquiries should be addressed to afas@northwestern.eduAA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

African Studies

African Art History, Associate / Full Professor (Job Opening ID: 32341)

The Program of African Studies and the Department of Art History at Northwestern University invite applications for full-time associate or full professor position in African art history. We seek scholars of historical and/or modern African art who are able to teach courses in African visual cultures across time, geography, genre, and media. Candidates working on Sub-Saharan Africa are especially welcomed to apply. An ideal candidate will create bridges between the Department of Art History and the Program of African Studies, as well as other Northwestern University departments, programs,  and Chicago area museums and institutons that support the study of African art. The successful candidate’s appointment will be within the Department of Art History, known for innovative, cross-cultural scholarship with existing strengths in African-American, African Diaspora and Middle East and North African arts and visual cultures.

For more information about the department, visit http://arthistory.northwestern.edu. For information about the Program of African Studies, including instructions for how to submit an application, visit the Program of African Studies website: http://www.africanstudies.northwestern.edu/  Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2017.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by 1 March 2018. Administrative inquiries may be directed to Tiffany Williams-Cobleigh t.cobleigh@northwestern.edu, 1-847-491-7323.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

Alice Kaplan Humanities Institute

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities

The Alice Kaplan Humanities Institute invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Digital Humanities, to run from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2020.

 Applications are welcome from scholars who bring to research and teaching the theoretical, methodological, creative, and/or technical practice of digital technologies. We welcome applications from scholars who engage with emerging digital cultures from a humanities perspective (including, for instance, innovative work on the digital publication of scholarly research; inquiry into the intellectual, methodological, and theoretical challenges posed by the emerging field of digital humanities; studies of digital knowledge platforms as they pertain to humanistic research; or research in a traditional field that employs computational approaches to interpretation or new work in digital visualization). We are particularly interested in work that addresses issues of social difference, such as race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and disability.

 The Fellow’s appointment will span the Kaplan Humanities Institute and a department in Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. The Fellow must be prepared to teach courses that reflect expertise in the digital humanities as well as in another substantive field. Candidates must complete all Ph.D. requirements before August 31, 2018, and be no more than 4 years past their Ph.D. at the time of the fellowship start date. Fellows should also not have started a tenure track position at the time of application.

 The fellow will contribute scholarly expertise to initiatives in the Digital Humanities and will be an active participant in collaborative projects. Fellows typically teach two courses (one of which may be a workshop series for faculty and/or students over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year). The fellow will also give one public lecture or presentation per year. This position is a two-year, full-time fellowship with benefits.

 Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, research statement of the project to be undertaken during the fellowship period, writing sample of 15-30 pages (accompanied by relevant materials) or comparable evidence of scholarly accomplishment, and a sample syllabus for one upper-division undergraduate course. Graduate school transcripts as well as three letters of recommendation (including one letter from the dissertation advisor) should be forwarded as part of the application. In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2017.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Please contact Tom Burke at Thomas.burke@northwestern.edu with questions. Full application guidelines and the electronic application portal can be accessed at http://www.humanities.northwestern.edu/people/postdoctoral-fellows-here-program/open-position.html

Art Theory and Practice

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Painting (Job Opening ID: 32278 )

The Department of Art Theory & Practice seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor of Instruction in Painting and other 2-D media. This is a full time, non-tenure eligible, benefits eligible position beginning Sept. 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach six quarter-length courses, two courses per term. The initial appointment is two years. Artists with a deep interest in teaching, a strong record of recent exhibitions and at least six years of teaching experience are encouraged to apply. Other qualifications include an MFA or equivalent terminal degree and a strong engagement with critical and theoretical issues. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018. Application materials—to be submitted online—include 20 images or other documentation of work, selected syllabi of courses taught, letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s abilities in class-room teaching from three references with phone numbers and email addresses, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching excellence. AA/EOE. Contact Matt Martin at matthew.martin1@northwestern.edu with questions. Northwestern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. Apply at http://northwestern.slideroom.com

Asian Languages and Cultures

Associate or Full Professor in Asian Humanities (Job Opening ID: 32156)

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University seeks to appoint a full-time, tenured faculty member in a field in the Asian Humanities beginning in Fall, 2018. We welcome candidates who work across multiple genres and media, from classical to contemporary periods, and in any Asian languages. We are particularly interested in a scholar and teacher who combines intellectual breadth and scholarly distinction in his or her field with a commitment to programmatic leadership and growth.

 The successful candidate will join several tenured and tenure-line faculty specializing in Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, and Urdu literature and media cultures, as well as sixteen continuing lecturer faculty in Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, and Korean language in the newly-formed Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. As a new member of a growing department, the candidate should bring excellence in research and teaching, as well as enthusiasm and creativity in developing undergraduate curricula, establishing departmental governance, and, at a future date, building a competitive graduate program.

Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at the following link: http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/about/open-faculty-positions/. Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., and two substantial writing samples (e.g., book chapters or peer-reviewed articles), and the names and contact information of three professional references who can speak both to the applicant’s scholarly contributions as well as to matters of collegiality and institutional vision. All materials must be submitted electronically through the online application form.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and the position is open until filled. Inquiries about the search may be sent to asianlac@northwestern.edu

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Chemistry

Associate or Full Professor in Chemistry, International Institute for Nanotechnology, and Molecular Biosciences (Job Opening ID: 31933)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - The International Institute for Nanotechnology invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor commencing as early as Winter 2017. The candidate’s research should be focused on nanotechnology while broadly interdisciplinary across many areas including, Molecular Biosciences, Biophysics, and Chemistry. Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of excellence in research, teaching, and scholarship. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate students as well as building an original and truly outstanding research program. Please submit all application materials electronically to https://facultysearch.nanotechnology.northwestern.edu/apply/index/Mw. Application review will be ongoing. AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Only electronic application materials will be accepted.

Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Postdoctoral Fellowships, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, Northwestern University

In partnership with the Tel Aviv University, the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Israel Studies to run September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2020. Applications are welcome from scholars who research any aspect of the history, culture, or society of the modern State of Israel. The Fellow will be affiliated with both the Crown Center and an appropriate disciplinary department within Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (e.g., history, political science, religious studies, sociology, etc). If appropriate, placements can be made in other units of the university. Fellows pursue a program of independent scholarship and teach two one-quarter undergraduate classes over the course of each three-quarter-long teaching year. Fellows are expected to be active participants in intellectual activities in both the Crown Center and their affiliated department and to be available for public programs in the community. Applicants with a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) must have completed it after September 1, 2013.

Applicants without a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) must complete all the requirements for the degree before September 1, 2018. At the time of application, the applicant must be available for the full two-year term in Evanston, Illinois, USA. The salary is $55,000. In addition, Fellows are eligible for $2000 per year to fund research and conference travel and for one round-trip airfare to Chicago. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by January 15, 2018.

Applications must include curriculum vitae, abstract of Ph.D. dissertation, statement of proposed research and teaching interests, two course outlines, and three letters of recommendation with at least one commenting on candidate's teaching capabilities. Please mail to: nutaupost@tauex.tau.ac.il. Recommenders should send their letters to the same address with the name of the applicant in the subject line of the e-mail.

Administrative questions should be directed to Joel Parker at nutaupost@tauex.tau.ac.il and/or Claire Sufrin at c-sufrin@northwestern.edu. For more information about the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, see http://www.jewish-israel-studies-center.northwestern.edu/. For more information about departments or programs in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern, see http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/departments/index.html

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Economics

Assistant Professor (Job Opening ID: 32101)

The Northwestern University Department of Economics anticipates filling an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching, research, and advising graduate students. Applicants must have completed or be near completion of the Ph.D. Primary considerations for all faculty positions will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and teaching ability. Our primary goal is to identify outstanding candidates. We welcome applications in all fields. Salary will be competitive. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018.  Please apply at https://www.econjobmarket.org/ Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor and Associate or Full Professor in Data intensive and Applied Economics (Job Opening ID: 32102)

The Northwestern University Department of Economics anticipates filling two openings at the rank of Assistant Professor and Associate or Full Professor in Data Intensive Applied Microeconomics beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching, research, and advising graduate students. Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. Primary considerations for all faculty positions will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and teaching ability. Our primary goal is to identify outstanding candidates. Salary will be competitive. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018.  Please apply at https://www.econjobmarket.org/ Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Professor in Economic History (Job Opening ID: 32104)

The Northwestern University Department of Economics anticipates filling a senior opening in Economic History beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching, research, and advising graduate students. Candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have attained international prominence in their field. Primary considerations for all faculty positions will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and teaching ability. Our primary goal is to identify outstanding candidates. Salary will be competitive. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018.  Please apply at https://www.econjobmarket.org/ Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Professor in Econometrics (Job Opening ID: 32103)

The Northwestern University Department of Economics anticipates filling a senior opening in Econometrics beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching, research, and advising graduate students. Candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have attained international prominence in their field. Primary considerations for all faculty positions will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and teaching ability. Our primary goal is to identify outstanding candidates. Salary will be competitive. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018.  Please apply at https://www.econjobmarket.org/ Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Program in Environmental Sciences

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Environmental Sciences Program at Northwestern University seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to complement our undergraduate curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year (two per quarter), including one introductory course focused on human-environment interactions broadly defined, a sequence of courses focused on the theory and application of geographic information systems (GIS), and additional advanced courses in their area of expertise. The appointment will begin September 1, 2018. The initial term is two years, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in environmental science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

 Questions may be addressed to: search.environment@northwestern.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and statement of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the Environmental Sciences Program and application instructions can be found here: www.envsci.northwestern.edu.

 AA/EOE.  Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

French and Italian

Open rank tenure-line position in Medieval Italian/Dante Studies (Job Opening ID: 32020)

Northwestern University’s Department of French and Italian invites applications for an open rank tenure-line position in Medieval Italian/Dante Studies to begin September 2018. All applicants must demonstrate evidence of outstanding research and teaching abilities. More senior candidates should also show strong leadership and mentoring capabilities. A complete dossier including a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample (no longer than an article or dissertation chapter) and three letters of recommendation (sent separately) should be submitted via http://www.frenchanditalian.northwestern.edu by November 6, 2017. AA/EOE Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. For questions please contact Elizabeth Murray at elizabeth.murray@northwestern.edu

German

Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job Opening ID: 32466)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and the Department of German invite applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2018. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The initial contract is for two years. The primary duties of this position are language instruction at the first- and second-year level along with possible classes that may encompass Business German, and/or advanced conversation, composition, contemporary culture, and applied linguistics. The position involves nine units of teaching over three quarters. PhD in German Studies or a related field is a required qualification. Applications must be submitted online and require the following documents in PDF format: cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a short teaching statement with a URL link to a teaching video; and 3 letters of recommendation. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Feb 9, 2018.

Address inquiries to Kathy Leoni at german@northwestern.edu.

Visit http://www.german.northwestern.edu to access the online application, application instructions, and information about the department, Weinberg College, and Northwestern University.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

History

Assistant Professor in Modern South Asian History (Job Opening ID: 31975)

Northwestern University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor of modern South Asian history. Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand before the start date of September 1, 2018. A letter of application, CV, writing sample (no longer than an article or dissertation chapter), and three letters of recommendation (sent separately) must be submitted electronically via the link on our departmental website at http://www.history.northwestern.edu/ by October 15, 2017.  AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Address any questions about this position to Eric West at: e-west@northwestern.edu.

Linguistics

Tenure Line Assistant Professor Position in Linguistics (Job Opening ID: 31970)

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line assistant professor position with a start date of September 1, 2018. We are looking for candidates with research and teaching interests in meaning, broadly construed. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research program includes cognitive, computational, and/or social approaches. The successful candidate will join a vibrant interdisciplinary community of researchers in the science of language, including computer science, philosophy, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and speech science.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should be uploaded by December 1, 2017. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Psychology, or a related field by the start date. Please include a CV (including contact information), statements of research and teaching interests, reprints or other written work, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names of three references (with their contact information). References will separately receive upload instructions after you have submitted your application (letters of reference should arrive as close as December 1st as possible). Visit http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/ for instructions for online application.

The Department is strongly committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects – including, but not limited to, race/ethnicity, and gender, as well as disability, sexual orientation, and gender expression and identity. We encourage applications from candidates that share this vision.

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Matt Goldrick, Chair (matt-goldrick@northwestern.edu). 

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Mathematics

Tenured and Tenure-track positions (Job Opening ID: 31930)

Applications are invited for Tenured and Tenure-track positions starting in September 1, 2018. Priority will be given to exceptionally promising research mathematicians. We invite applications from qualified mathematicians in all fields.

Applications should be made electronically at www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the American Mathematical Society Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate's teaching qualifications. Inquiries may be sent to: tenure@math.norhtwestern.edu.

The review process starts November 1, 2017; applications arriving after this date may also receive consideration. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job Opening ID: 32007)

Northwestern University’s Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching six quarter-long undergraduate courses per academic year, course leadership, curriculum development, mentoring of new faculty and teaching assistants, and other departmental service primarily focused on undergraduate education. This a continuing appointment, subject to periodic review, with possible promotions to Associate Professor of Instruction and Professor of Instruction. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Mathematics, which must be conferred by September 1, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence, breadth, and innovation in teaching. We are interested in candidates whose primary career goal is undergraduate mathematics education in all its facets.

 Applications should be made electronically at www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the American Mathematical Society Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a detailed teaching statement, (4) a statement of mathematical interests, and (5) four letters of recommendation, at least two of which discuss the candidate's teaching qualifications in depth. Inquiries may be sent to: hiring@math.northwestern.edu

Review of application materials will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Lecturer

Applications are solicited for a 3 year lectureship starting September 1, 2018. This is a non-tenure track, full-time position with a teaching load of six quarter courses per year. We invite applications from qualified mathematicians in all fields and the primary criterion for selection is teaching excellence. Preference will be given to those candidates whose teaching and research interests are compatible with current faculty. Candidates should have met all requirements for a Ph.D. by September 1, 2018.

Applications should be made electronically at www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the American Mathematical Society Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate's teaching qualifications in depth. Inquiries may be sent to: boas@math.northwestern.edu. Review of application materials will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Ralph Boas Assistant Professorships

Applications are invited for Boas Assistant Professorships at Northwestern University. The Boas Assistant Professorships are three-year, full-time, non-tenure-track positions beginning September 1, 2018, with a teaching load of four quarter courses per year. Applications are invited from qualified mathematicians in all fields. Candidates should have met all requirements for a Ph.D. by September 1, 2018.

Applications should be made electronically at www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the American Mathematical Society Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate's teaching qualifications. Inquiries may be sent to: boas@math.northwestern.edu. The review process starts December 1, 2017; applications arriving after this date will also receive consideration. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

RTG Postdoctoral Fellowships in Analysis

Applications are invited for RTG Postdoctoral Fellowships in Analysis at Northwestern University, in conjunction with the Mathematics Department’s NSF Research Training Groups grant in Analysis on Manifolds.

The RTG Postdoctoral Fellowships are three-year, full-time, non-tenure-track positions beginning September 1, 2018, with a teaching load of three quarter courses per year.  Candidates should have met all requirements for a Ph.D. by September 1, 2018 but should be within two years of Ph.D. as of January 1, 2018.  Only US Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for these positions. Candidates are invited in all areas of analysis.

Applications should be made electronically at www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the American Mathematical Society Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate's teaching qualifications. Inquiries may be sent to: boas@math.northwestern.eduThe review process starts December 1, 2017. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Molecular Biosciences

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Job Opening ID: 31913)

The Department of Molecular Biosciences seeks to recruit a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor, although exceptional applicants at other ranks will be considered.  We particularly seek individuals who utilize systems or quantitative approaches to address fundamental issues in biology, or use molecular and/or genomic approaches to study evolution.  We are interested in individuals holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree who show significant potential for innovative scholarship, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching in a collegial environment.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of the-art support facilities. Appointees will join a broad, highly interactive research community that is committed to collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The Department of Molecular Biosciences has close ties with faculty in other Weinberg College departments including Physics, Statistics, Neurobiology and Chemistry, and with the McCormick School of Engineering, the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, CV, description of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Applications must be submitted electronically. Please request at least three letters of recommendation; details on preparing and submitting the application can be found at the Molecular Biosciences homepage (http://www.molbiosci.northwestern.edu).  The anticipated start date is Fall of 2018.  To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by November 1, 2017. Inquiries can be sent to molbioscisearch@northwestern.eduNorthwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Neurobiology

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Job Opening ID: 31982)

The Department of Neurobiology, in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, seeks to recruit two tenure-track faculty members at the level of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018.  Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating an outstanding record of scientific achievement will be considered.  We are interested in individuals whose research addresses fundamental issues in neuroscience at the molecular, cellular and/or systems levels, and who show significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching.   Applicants representing areas of neuroscience that expand or complement existing expertise in the department and that expand the diversity of our faculty are especially encouraged to apply.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of-the-art support facilities.  The appointee will join a broad, interactive community including colleagues in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program comprising over 130 faculty members drawn from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, the McCormick School of Engineering, the School of Communication, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Manne Children’s Research Institute, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, a CV, and a description of research plans. Applications must be submitted electronically. For details on preparing and submitting the application, please visit http://www.neurobiology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty-openings/assistant-professor.html.  Please plan to request at least three letters of recommendation. Applications received by October 25, 2017 will be ensured full consideration. All inquiries may be directed to neurobiofacsearch@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor in Neurophotonics (Job Opening ID: 32160)

The Departments of Neurobiology and Biomedical Engineering seek to recruit a tenure-track faculty member in the area of neurophotonics with a start date of Fall 2018. The position is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, although exceptional individuals at higher ranks will be considered.  We are interested in candidates whose research addresses fundamental issues in neuroscience and/or optical neural imaging and who show significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  Candidates working on development of microscopy, optical probes, or in vivo functional imaging techniques are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating an outstanding record of scientific achievement will be considered.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of-the art support facilities.  The appointee will join a broad, interactive community including colleagues in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience program consisting of over 130 faculty drawn from the Weinberg College, the McCormick School of Engineering, the School of Communication, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Manne Children's Research Institute, and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, with interactions fostered by the Center for Advanced Molecular Imaging, the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, the Center for Genetic Medicine, Institute for Complex Systems, the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center, the Center for Reproductive Science, the Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, and the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, a CV, contact information of three references, a description of research plans, a teaching statement and reprints of three published papers or preprints.  Applications must be submitted electronically. For full consideration, applications should be completed by October 31. For details on preparing and submitting the application, please visit: http://www.neurobiology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty-openings/assistant-professor.html.  All inquiries may be directed to NB-BMEFacSearch@northwestern.edu.  

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction in Neuroscience (Job Opening ID: 32088)

Northwestern University’s Department of Neurobiology invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2018. Duties include teaching six quarter-long undergraduate courses per academic year or the equivalent in student advising in the Neuroscience major. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related field, which must be conferred by September 1, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence, breadth, and innovation in teaching. We are interested in candidates whose primary career interest is in undergraduate education.

Applications should be submitted electronically at http://www.neurobiology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty-openings/ and should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a detailed teaching statement (including course syllabi and evaluations), and (4) three letters of recommendation, at least two of which discuss the candidate's teaching qualifications. Inquiries may be sent to: neurobiology@northwestern.edu

Review of application materials will begin on October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Philosophy

Assistant Professor in Philosophy Language (Job Opening ID: 32177)

Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Philosophy, beginning fall quarter, 2018. 4 courses/year spread over 3 quarters (e.g., 2-2-0), undergraduate and graduate.  Thesis supervision.  Usual non-teaching duties.  AOS: Philosophy of Language.  AOC: Open.  Salary competitive. We are especially interested in scholars whose research interests mesh with those of the present faculty and who will contribute to the department’s active role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. All candidates must submit documents electronically via http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/ by November 20, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately. AA/EOE Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Please address any questions about this position to nuphiljobs@northwestern.edu.

Junior tenure-track in Ancient Philosophy (Job Opening ID: 32266)

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Rank open, tenured or tenure-track, beginning fall quarter, 2018.  4 courses/year spread over 3 quarters (e.g., 2-2-0), undergraduate and graduate.  Thesis supervision.  Usual non-teaching duties.  AOS: Ancient Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  Salary competitive. We are especially interested in scholars whose research interests mesh with those of the present faculty and who will contribute to the department’s active role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives. Junior candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample; senior candidates should submit a letter of application and a complete CV, along with a list of references.  All candidates must submit documents electronically via http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/ by November 20, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately. AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Please address any questions about this position to nuphiljobs@northwestern.edu

Senior tenure-track in Ancient Philosophy (Job Opening ID: 32269)

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Rank open, tenured or tenure-track, beginning fall quarter, 2018.  4 courses/year spread over 3 quarters (e.g., 2-2-0), undergraduate and graduate.  Thesis supervision.  Usual non-teaching duties.  AOS: Ancient Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  Salary competitive. We are especially interested in scholars whose research interests mesh with those of the present faculty and who will contribute to the department’s active role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives. Junior candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample; senior candidates should submit a letter of application and a complete CV, along with a list of references.  All candidates must submit documents electronically via http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/ by November 20, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately. AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Please address any questions about this position to nuphiljobs@northwestern.edu

Post-Doctoral Position in Critical Philosophy of Race

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral research and teaching fellowship in critical philosophy of race. The fellowship will begin Fall 2018 and be coordinated with initiatives in Critical Race Studies at Northwestern University. In addition to engaging in scholarly writing and research, the post-doctoral fellow will teach two courses per year and will contribute to the various initiatives in critical philosophy of race in the philosophy department and in the Weinberg College of Arts and Science. Successful applicants will have completed their dissertation before beginning the fellowship. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a CV, a teaching portfolio, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. All candidates must submit documents electronically via http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/ by December 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately.  AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Please address any questions about this position to nuphiljobs@northwestern.edu.

Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor in Low-Energy Tests of Fundamental Physics (AMO) (Job Opening ID: 32021)

The Northwestern Physics Department is soliciting applications for a faculty member at the assistant professor level, able to set up and lead important and visible experimental research programs that fits within the mission of its new Center for Fundamental Physics at Low Energy, http://cfp.physics.northwestern.edu. The CFP specializes in small-scale, low-energy measurements that investigate the particles, interaction, and symmetries of the universe.  Interest in and ability to teach physics effectively is also essential.  The preferred start date for this position is September 1, 2018.

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and both a research and a teaching statement.  They should also arrange for a minimum of three reference letters to be sent in support of their application.  Materials will be submitted at www.physics.northwestern.edu.  Applications and questions about the position should be addressed to the CFP director, Prof. Gerald Gabrielse. For questions about the application process, contact Laura Nevins at laura.nevins@northwestern.edu.  Applications will be considered starting on November 15, 2017. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor in Particle and Nuclear Physics (Job Opening ID: 32032)

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University invites applications for a faculty position in theoretical or experimental particle or nuclear physics.  The experimental effort at Northwestern includes Standard Model physics and searches for new physics at CMS, direct and indirect searches for dark matter, experiments to observe coherent neutrino scattering, and the Mu2e experiment.  The theoretical particle physics group at Northwestern is broad and pursues topics in neutrino physics, QCD, and models of physics beyond the Standard Model.  

We seek outstanding candidates who will complement the current theoretical areas of strength and who may have strengths outside of collider physics, including topics in nuclear physics and particle astrophysics.  Applicants should have a strong record of achievement in theoretical or experimental particle and/or nuclear physics and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.  This search is targeted for an appointment at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, to begin September 1, 2018.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, list of publications, research and teaching statements, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent in support of their application.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017.   All materials must be submitted electronically; instructions are available at available at http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/.

Inquiries may be sent to NPsearches@northwestern.edu and to Dr. Emily Updegraff at e-updegraff@northwestern.edu. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job Opening ID: 32077)

Northwestern University’s Department of Physics & Astronomy invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible, multi-year, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2018.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellence in teaching introductory physics courses, supervising and mentoring teaching assistants, and overseeing classroom and laboratory instruction for introductory courses.  A standard teaching assignment is six one-quarter courses per academic year with possible reductions for administrative and other duties.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics, Physics Education, or a related field, which must be conferred by September 1, 2018.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence, breadth, and innovation in teaching.  Preference will be given to candidates who have an understanding of research in the teaching and learning of physics and experience working with diverse student populations.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (including a teaching statement, course syllabi, and student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation which must address teaching.  Applications should be submitted online through the department website at: http://www.physics.northwestern.edu.  Letters of recommendation can be submitted online or sent directly to the attention of Dr. Emily Updegraff, Assistant Chair, at physics-astronomy@northwestern.edu. General questions may be addressed to Dr. Emily Updegraff at the same address.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Political Science

Assistant Professor (Job Opening ID: 31950)

The Department of Political Science at Northwestern University invites applications for a faculty position in the field of American Politics/institutions at the rank of assistant professor. The department seeks candidates specializing in law/courts, open as to approach (jurisprudence, quantitative analysis, American Political Development, Race Ethnicity and Politics).  The successful applicant will join a department with a strong consensus view of political science as a multi-method discipline. Applications received by October 13, 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. The proposed starting date is September, 2018. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae,  a letter of interest, writing sample, 3 letters of reference and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at http://www.polisci.northwestern.edu/about/faculty-searches.html. For questions and assistance, please contact Jill Rubin Decremer at j-rubin4@northwestern.edu.

Psychology

Assistant Professor in Human Neuroscience (Job Opening ID: 32176)

The Psychology Department at Northwestern University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the human neurosciences, focusing on affective, social, developmental, and/or cognitive neuroscience. A Ph.D. or similar terminal degree is required, beginning Fall 2018. Interested candidates should submit electronically a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and copies of recent publications through the online application found at http://www.psychology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/job-opportunities.html.

 Three letters of recommendation will also be required, and can be submitted by letter writers directly through the same website. Inquiries may be addressed to psychsearch@northwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2017. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

Assistant Professor of Instruction (Job Opening ID 32632)

The Department of Psychology at Northwestern University seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor of Instruction. This is a full time, benefits eligible teaching-track position beginning Sept. 1, 2018. Preferred qualifications are experience and interest in teaching classes such as Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Personality Psychology, Cultural Psychology, and applied clinical psychology courses.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018. Application materials to be submitted online at http://www.psychology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/job-opportunities.html and include selected syllabi of courses taught, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence, student course evaluations, and 3 letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's abilities in classroom teaching. Ph.D. in Psychology is required by the time of the appointment start date. Inquiries may be addressed to psychsearch@northwestern.edu

AA/EOE. Northwestern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Religious Studies

Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions (Job Opening ID: 31920)

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning September 1, 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor for a specialist in the study of East Asian religions of any period. The department welcomes applicants with diverse research interests, such as classical texts, lived religious practice, material and visual culture, and others. Knowledge of classical Chinese and relevant modern language(s) is preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to engage with questions of theory and method in religious studies as well as contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs of a religious studies department, including introductory courses in Buddhism and/or East Asian religions. Please send in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and writing sample no longer than 25 pages. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by October 15, 2017.

For details on preparing the application and applying online, please visit http://www.religion.northwestern.edu and feel free to contact us with questions at religion@northwestern.eduNorthwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Spanish and Portuguese

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Spanish (Job Opening ID: 32218)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track teaching faculty position for the Spanish Language Program, to begin on September 1, 2018. The term of the initial appointment will be two years.

Responsibilities include: teaching 3 Spanish language courses per quarter.  Course relief for administrative responsibilities is possible.

Requirements include Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics or in a field related to Spanish language instruction, native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, teaching experience of Spanish as a second/foreign language, expertise in current teaching methodologies in the integration of technology in the classroom. Familiarity with the ACTFL proficiency guidelines and current foreign/second language pedagogical practices desired. Research profile in foreign language and/or heritage learners’ pedagogy is also welcome. For more information, please contact spanish-and-portuguese-chair@northwestern.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 20th, 2017 until position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio (course syllabi, teaching evaluations from 2-3 recently taught courses), three letters of recommendation electronically at http://www.spanish-portuguese.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions/

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.        

Non-tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Professor of Instruction in Spanish (Job Opening ID 32731)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track teaching faculty position for the Spanish Language Program, to begin on September 1, 2018. The term of the initial appointment will be two years. The rank will be open, commensurate with the successful candidate’s teaching profile and experience. For more information on teaching track faculty ranks at NU, see:

http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty/career/recruitment-hiring/appointment-types.html

Responsibilities include: teaching 3 Spanish language courses at elementary, intermediate and/or advanced levels per quarter.  Course relief for administrative responsibilities is possible.

Requirements include Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or in a field related to Spanish language instruction, native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, significant teaching experience of Spanish as a second/foreign language, well-established expertise in current teaching methodologies in the integration of technology in the classroom. Demonstrated familiarity with the ACTFL proficiency guidelines and current foreign/second language pedagogical practices, and research profile in foreign language and/or heritage learners’ pedagogy is also required. For more information, please contact spanish-and-portuguese-chair@northwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018 until position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, teaching evaluations from 2-3 recently taught courses, etc.), and three letters of recommendation electronically at:

http://www.spanish-portuguese.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions/

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies

Northwestern University invites applications for The Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies beginning September 1, 2018. The fellow will spend two years at the university and will be required to teach two courses per year and offer an annual public lecture about her/his postdoctoral research related to Judeo-Spanish studies.  The search committee welcomes applications from scholars working in the fields of history, literature, linguistics, religion, Sephardic studies, Latin American and/or Iberian Studies, etc. The fellow will be affiliated with the appropriate department and/or program. To view the complete announcement for this position and apply, please visit http://www.spanish-portuguese.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions/

The following materials should be included with the application:

  •  CV and university transcripts
  • Abstract of the PhD dissertation
  • A writing sample
  • A description of research to be pursued during the fellowship year
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Two sample syllabi of courses you propose to offer

Please direct any questions to E. Raluca Rustandi, Department Assistant, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Crowe Hall 3-107, Evanston, IL, 60208, raluca@northwestern.edu. The academic year salary is $60,000, with access to $2,000 in research funds. 

Eligibility is restricted to applicants who have received the Ph.D. after September 1st, 2015 and do not hold concurrent employment at another institution. All requirements of the PhD must be completed by Sept. 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2018. 

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Weinberg College Dean's Office

Assistant Dean for Academic Integrity

The assistant dean for academic integrity is responsible for adjudicating suspected academic integrity violations by undergraduates in Weinberg College classes (as well as academic work more generally, such as research, internships, etc.); this is a large component of the day-to-day work. This work includes counseling faculty who suspect a violation, undertaking appropriate investigation and consultation, and meeting with students to discuss their cases.  The assistant dean makes decisions on violations and sanctions, subject to appeal. In this role, the assistant dean therefore has the larger responsibility to define, explain and uphold this community’s standards of academic integrity. The assistant dean provides training at orientation for new student, faculty, and on occasion, groups of new parents.   The assistant dean works closely with colleagues in the other Northwestern undergraduate schools, because students from all schools may take classes or do research in the College, and Weinberg College students may take courses in the other schools.  As a result of having significantly more cases of greater variety than the other schools, the Weinberg College assistant dean provides leadership to the university community, helping faculty, students and staff understand the fundamentals of academic integrity.

At Northwestern, faculty members who suspect a violation of the academic integrity policy are required to report the potential violation to the assistant dean for academic integrity.  This guarantees consistency and fairness across cases.  The assistant dean meets directly and alone with the student accused of the violation.  While certainly the assistant dean imposes sanctions on students, this system of adjudication is meant to be a meaningful learning experience.  This includes telling the student in person when found in violation, and counseling the student, and sometimes parents, appropriately.  Cases must be handled with alacrity; the assistant dean must carry out a prompt and thorough investigation.  Students may always appeal a decision to the Weinberg College Committee on Appeals, comprised of faculty and students (selected from the Weinberg College Student Advisory Board).

The assistant dean for academic integrity is a full-time, benefits eligible eleven-month, administrative faculty appointment, with a start date of July 1, 2018.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation electronically.  See instructions below.

Applications received by November 15, 2017, will receive fullest consideration.  Like all members of the Weinberg College Office of Undergraduate Studies and Advising, the assistant dean will be committed to and work in support of University diversity and inclusion initiatives. Please send inquiries to c-pingry@northwestern.edu.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Adjudicates between 90 and 120 cases of academic integrity per year; each case involves interviews with students and faculty; investigating the facts when necessary; writing a report to the student and the faculty member and for the record; meeting with students if found in violation to communicate sanctions.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in the other Northwestern schools who adjudicate academic integrity.
  • Provides orientation into NU academic integrity process for new students (international, graduate, etc.).
  • Has responsibility for orienting new faculty about academic integrity in Weinberg College.
  • Collaborates with the office of the provost on the university publication:  Academic Integrity:  A Basic Guideline. 
  • Is a member of leadership team in the College’s Dean’s Office of Undergraduate Studies and Advising.
  • Serves on the College’s probation and dismissal committee.
  • Works with the chair of the appeals committee when there are appeals.
  • Is responsible for reporting on academic integrity findings to internal and external entities such as medical schools and law schools.
  • Teaches two courses or their equivalent in Weinberg College.

Qualifications

  • PhD or appropriate terminal degree in a Weinberg College discipline
  • Teaching record of distinction in a discipline represented in the Weinberg College curriculum
  • Familiarity with an arts and sciences curriculum
  • 2-5 years of experience in a higher education environment
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to be objective and fair-minded, and exercise sound judgment in highly emotional, complicated and often contentious situations with high stakes
  • Ability to do highly detailed work in a timely fashion
  • Highly developed writing skills and skills of analysis and argumentation
  • Highly developed listening skills
  • Excellent speaking skills across audiences:  individual students, parents, faculty members, university colleagues

To apply, please visit: http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/undergraduate/assistant-dean-for-academic-integrity.html  

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Academic Adviser (primarily) and Assistant Professor of Instruction (FT, Evanston): Job Opening ID: 32283

Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences anticipates hiring a College Adviser to start 1 September 2018. College Advisers work with an assigned cohort of students, advising them on a wide range of academic and other matters throughout their undergraduate careers. College Advisers hold appointments in the Weinberg Dean’s Office of Undergraduate Studies & Advising (OUSA) and coterminous teaching-track appointments in academic departments or programs in the College. Teaching responsibilities generally include one or two courses yearly, with academic advising and related service constituting the primary responsibilities of the position.  This is a 10-month, full-time, benefits eligible position.  The initial appointment is two years.

Required: Ph.D. or terminal degree in academic field represented in the College's curriculum and complementing the disciplines of the existing advising group; a commitment to the mission of an interdisciplinary arts and sciences education; a keen interest in providing timely advice on academic matters to undergraduates; a strong record of undergraduate teaching; superior communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills; the ability to master relevant campus policies and procedures; and an aptitude for working collegially. Candidates will ideally have some experience advising undergraduates. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with under-represented minority students, low-income, or first-generation college attending students. 

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

The application requires: a cover letter describing relevant interests, preparation, and experience; a current curriculum vitae; teaching evaluations; any advising evaluations; and three letters of recommendation, at least one focused on teaching qualifications. All of this material is to be submitted at the link to be found at

http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/undergraduate/academic-adviser.html 

This submission process is a one-time online entry (incomplete applications cannot be submitted). Applicants will be notified by automated email when the application is received, and upon submission of each letter of recommendation.

Applications are due by 5 pm CST on Feb 2, 2018; letters of reference will be accepted until 5 pm CST Feb 9, 2017. Please contact Sheree Trimuel-Jackson at s-trimuel@northwestern.edu for inquires.

AA/EOE statement

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to fostering a diverse faculty.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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