Open Faculty Positions

The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame has faculty positions open in ACMS, Biological SciencesBiophysics, Chemistry & BiochemistryMathematics, Neuroscience and Behavior, and Physics.

APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS (ACMS)

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Data Science and/or Statistics

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for multiple positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank in data science and/or statistics to be filled this year.  There is a preference for applicants whose research includes multi-disciplinary collaborations.  Successful candidates in data science will hold an affiliation with Notre Dame’s Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society.

ACMS includes research groups in applied mathematics, statistics, and computational science. ACMS offers a Bachelor of Science, a doctoral degree, a research master’s degree, and a professional master’s degree.  The teaching load in ACMS is competitive and the position begins in August 2022.

We will begin reviewing completed applications on November 1 and continue accepting applications through December 31, 2021.

Qualifications:

The successful applicants must have a doctorate in statistics or a closely related field.

Application Instructions:

Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching statement, should be submitted through the Interfolio system at the following link:  https://apply.interfolio.com/93423. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio.  

Questions about the position may be addressed to Department Chair, Jonathan Hauenstein, at hauenstein@nd.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics (beginning January 2022)

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics. Opportunities exist to teach both graduate-level and undergraduate-level statistics and applied mathematics courses.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant must have a doctorate in statistics or a closely related field, and a record of success in teaching. The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester for a total of 4 courses per year.  The position begins January 10, 2022 and ends May 21, 2023.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:
Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and three letters of recommendation should be submitted through the Interfolio system at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/91444

Questions about the position may be addressed to Department Chair, Jonathan Hauenstein, at hauenstein@nd.edu.

Robert and Sara Lumpkins Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for a Robert and Sara Lumpkins Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics to be filled this year. This is a three year nonrenewable position. Preference will be given to applicants whose research includes multidisciplinary collaborations and aligns with the research interests of the department.  

ACMS includes research groups in applied mathematics, statistics, and computational science. ACMS offers a Bachelor of Science, a doctoral degree, a research master’s degree, and a professional master’s degree. The teaching load for the Lumpkins Postdoctoral Fellowship is one course each semester. To facilitate conference travel and collaborations, this fellowship is accompanied by a generous annual travel allowance. The position begins in August 2022.

We will begin reviewing completed applications beginning November 1 and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.  

Qualifications:
The successful applicant must have a record of success in research in statistics and, at the start of the appointment, a doctorate in statistics or a closely related field.

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the mathjobs system at the following link: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18075. These letters should address the applicant's research accomplishments. Questions about the position may be addressed to Department Chair, Jonathan Hauenstein, at hauenstein@nd.edu.

 


BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Endowed Professor in Cancer Biology

As part of a campus-wide initiative associated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute, the University of Notre Dame seeks an endowed chair in cancer biology at the level of tenured professor. Individuals engaged in basic and translational cancer research are encouraged to apply. A demonstrated record of collaborative and interdisciplinary research is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Biological Sciences and will be expected to have a vigorous extramurally supported research program, participate in collaborations within and across disciplines, and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The Harper Cancer Research Institute represents a collaboration between Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, and the University is also engaged in the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (I-CTSI) partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis) and Purdue University. View the Full Job Description


CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY

TEACHING FACULTY POSITION IN GENERAL CHEMISTRY

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position. This position is a renewable, long-term, non-tenure-track appointment. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in the department’s first-year general chemistry lecture course, curriculum development, and potentially other areas within the applicant’s expertise. Depending upon the extent of past experience, this teaching faculty position will carry the title of assistant, associate, or full teaching professor. View the Full Job Description

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN CANCER DRUG DISCOVERY

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track, junior chair in drug discovery with an emphasis on cancer. The department anticipates hiring at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptionally qualified candidates at higher ranks will be considered and are encouraged to apply. The department seeks candidates with research interests in all areas of cancer drug discovery, but especially medicinal chemistry, structural biology, and immunology/immunotherapy. View the Full Job Description

TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN ANALYTICAL SCIENCES

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a faculty position in the broad of area of analytical sciences. The department anticipates hiring at the rank of assistant or associate professor, although exceptionally qualified candidates at all ranks will be considered and are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join an environment enriched by cross-disciplinary programs at Notre Dame such as Analytical Sciences & Engineering, the Institute for Precision Health, and the Center for Bioanalytic Metrology. View the Full Job Description

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN THEORETICAL CHEMISTRY

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a faculty position in theoretical chemistry. The department anticipates hiring at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptionally qualified candidates at higher ranks will be considered and are encouraged to apply. The department seeks candidates with research interests in all areas of theoretical chemistry, but especially biophysics, materials, and electronic structure theory. View the Full Job Description


MATHEMATICS

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (open field)

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for tenure track faculty positions. We encourage strong candidates in all areas of research to apply. Depending on qualifications, we will consider appointments at any rank.
 
Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a completed AMS standard cover sheet, should be filed through MathJobs (www.MathJobs.org). Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the MathJobs system. These letters should address the applicant's research accomplishments and supply evidence that the applicant has the ability to communicate well and teach effectively. Full review of candidates will begin November 1, 2021, and continue until all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.

The University of Notre Dame, an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional and academic commitment to diversity, seeks to foster a vibrant learning community animated by the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (logic or probability)

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame seeks applications for a tenure track position in Mathematics in the areas of logic or probability.  Depending on qualifications, we will consider appointments at any rank.
 
Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a completed AMS standard cover sheet, should be filed through MathJobs (www.MathJobs.org). Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the MathJobs system. These letters should address the applicant's research accomplishments and supply evidence that the applicant has the ability to communicate well and teach effectively. Full review of candidates will begin November 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.

The University of Notre Dame, an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional and academic commitment to diversity, seeks to foster a vibrant learning community animated by the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Charles L. Huisking Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the Charles L. Huisking Professor of Mathematics. The successful candidate for this senior chair will be an internationally recognized mathematician with an accomplished record of research and teaching. Exceptional candidates in all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply. Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a completed AMS standard cover sheet, should be filed through MathJobs (www.MathJobs.org). Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Notre Dame, an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional and academic commitment to diversity, seeks to foster a vibrant learning community animated by the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Lumpkins Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame invites applications from recent doctorates for the position of Lumpkins Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Candidates in any specialty compatible with the research interests of the department will be considered. The teaching load and salary will be competitive with those of distinguished instructorships at other AMS Group I universities. The position is for a term of three years beginning August 22, 2022. It is not renewable and is not a tenure track.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a completed AMS standard cover sheet, should be filed through MathJobs (www.MathJobs.org). Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the MathJobs system. These letters should address the applicant's research accomplishments and supply evidence that the applicant has the ability to communicate well and teach effectively. Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.

The University of Notre Dame, an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional and academic commitment to diversity, seeks to foster a vibrant learning community animated by the Catholic intellectual tradition. Information about the department is available at http://math.nd.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Candidates in any specialty compatible with the research interests of the department will be considered. The teaching load and salary will be competitive with other AMS Group I universities. The position is for a term of one year starting August 22, 2022, with a possible renewal of a second year. Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a completed AMS standard cover sheet, should be filed through MathJobs (www.MathJobs.org). Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the MathJobs system. These letters should address the applicant's research accomplishments and supply evidence that the applicant has the ability to communicate well and teach effectively. Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early. The University of Notre Dame, an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional and academic commitment to diversity, seeks to foster a vibrant learning community animated by the Catholic intellectual tradition. Information about the department is available at http://math.nd.edu.


Neuroscience and Behavior

Assistant Teaching Professor for Neuroscience and Behavior

The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position to support the Neuroscience and Behavior (NSBH) undergraduate major.  Appointment within an appropriate Department will be determined by the candidate’s area of expertise. We seek an individual capable of assuming a leadership role in the College's nationally recognized undergraduate programs, who is committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, and who has a demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusive practices in education.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assuming leadership of the introductory neuroscience and behavior laboratory course that serves all NSBH majors.
  • Developing two upper-level experiential learning elective courses in the candidate's area of expertise, with the goal of expanding students’ content depth and technical skills in the areas of behavioral and molecular/cellular neuroscience.
  • Contributing to the continued development of the NSBH undergraduate students and faculty network.

The candidate should have a PhD in neuroscience, and experience with animal behavioral, cellular, and molecular approaches. Post-doctoral experience/training is desired, but not required for consideration. Teaching experience at the college level is necessary. 

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • PhD-level expertise spanning the disciplines of behavioral, cellular, and molecular neuroscience.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence (e.g., prior teaching experience, use of evidence-based practices).

Application Instructions

Candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a portfolio of prior independent teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation. For more information, please contact Professor Nancy Michael (nmichael@nd.edu), Director of Undergraduate Studies of the NSBH major. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022. The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. 

Link to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/95022


PHYSICS

Tenure-track Faculty in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. Applications from tenured/senior researchers will also be considered. The condensed matter group at Notre Dame consists of 6 experimental and 4 theoretical faculty, doing research in hard condensed matter, quantum materials, complex networks, and biophysics. The newly established Stavropoulos Center for Complex Quantum Matter, headed by László Forró, the Aurora and Thomas Marquez Chair Professor of Physics, adds additional strength and expertise to the current condensed matter group. The Center's mission is to synthesize materials of interest for novel technologies and to study them with cutting-edge experimental and theoretical methods. We seek faculty members committed to developing and sustaining an environment of inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will be part of the Condensed Matter Group and the Stavropoulos Center as well, and must demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful research program, attract independent research funding, teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and engage with students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and research accomplishments. The expected start date is August 2022.

The Department of Physics at Notre Dame has 39 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 21 research, teaching and concurrent faculty; more than 100 graduate students; and about 120 undergraduate physics majors. Additional information about the department and the College of Science can be found at http://physics.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu respectively.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, detailed research plans, and a statement of teaching and mentoring. Candidates must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. Review of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2021, with a final deadline of December 31.

The Department is committed to diversifying its faculty, and encourages applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

Link to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/93408

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental High Energy Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental High Energy Physics. Applications from tenured/senior researchers will also be considered. The HEP group at Notre Dame consists of 6 experimental and 5 theoretical faculty, doing experimental research with CMS, DUNE, MINERνA, EMPHATIC, and NA61, along with instrumentation R&D.  Our theory group does research on low-energy, collider, and astrophysical tests of the Standard Model and its possible extensions. We seek faculty members committed to developing and sustaining an environment of inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful research program, attract independent research funding, teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and engage with students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and research accomplishments. The expected start date is August 2022. 

The Department of Physics at Notre Dame has 39 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 21 research, teaching and concurrent faculty; more than 100 graduate students; and about 120 undergraduate physics majors. Additional information about the department and the College of Science can be found at http://physics.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu respectively.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, detailed research plans, and a statement of teaching and mentoring. Candidates must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. Review of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2021, with a final deadline of December 31.

The Department is committed to diversifying its faculty, and encourages applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/93005

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galactic Archaeology, Stellar Spectroscopy, Galactic Chemical Evolution, or Spectroscopic Surveys

The University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics, invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position to commence in Fall 2022. The ideal candidate specializes in galactic archaeology, stellar spectroscopy, galactic chemical evolution, or spectroscopic surveys. The successful applicant will work with Professor Evan Kirby on the Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) survey. PFS is expected to commence survey operations in Fall 2023. The first year of the postdoctoral position will focus on survey preparations, followed in subsequent years by data acquisition, analysis, and publication. The postdoc will enjoy privileged PFS data access and ample time to pursue independent research. 

Notre Dame astronomers use a variety of telescopes, including Keck Observatory and the Large Binocular Telescope. Nuclear astrophysics is one of the key strengths of Notre Dame Physics. Astronomical observers, laboratory experimentalists, and theorists work together to answer fundamental questions about the nature of matter. 

Qualifications include a PhD in physics, astronomy, or a related field, strong written and oral communication, and leadership qualities. Support is available for three years. Annual renewals are contingent upon performance. Base salary will be commensurate with experience.

A complete application includes a curriculum vitae with publications, a research statement, and three letters of reference. The research statement should address past research and how the applicant expects to use PFS and other Notre Dame resources. The statement should be approximately three to four pages. Applicants are encouraged to use additional pages to discuss their contributions toward and ambition for improving academic climates, such as efforts toward equity and inclusion. Applications received by November 30, 2021, will receive full consideration. Please contact Professor Evan Kirby with questions about the position. 

The University of Notre Dame is located in South Bend, Indiana, and provides a family-friendly environment and affordable cost of living. The successful applicant will receive health care and benefits through Notre Dame's employee program (https://hr.nd.edu/benefits-compensation/). More information about being a postdoctoral scholar at Notre Dame can be found at http://postdocs.nd.edu.

Apply via AJO https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19152

Instructional Resource Manager

The Instructional Resource Program Manager is responsible for all laboratory and demonstration equipment in the Physics department, including on-line documentation for faculty ease of execution. These duties include performing a variety of technical tasks related to the physics laboratory and demonstration operations including the procurement, testing, and maintenance of scientific equipment as well as organizing, inventorying, and purchasing equipment and supplies to facilitate teaching objectives. The Instructional Resource Program Manager is responsible for interfacing with faculty about demonstration equipment that they need assembled or available for their lectures, and provides that equipment to them in a timely manner. This person is aware of the content of all laboratory courses on a weekly basis, is actively involved in organizing equipment, troubleshooting laboratory and demonstration activities, and works closely with laboratory director to improve the quality and technical sophistication in experimental design. This person may also be asked to help hire and supervise undergraduate lab assistants in their work. 

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Physics or related STEM field; mechanically inclined with a basic knowledge of electronics and computers; strong organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines

Apply via ND Jobs webpage https://jobs.nd.edu/postings/22525

 


The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Background Check: Appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.