Open Faculty Positions

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

APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS (ACMS)

ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR IN STATISTICS (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) is accepting applications for multiple positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank in statistics to be filled this year. Preference will be given to applicants whose research includes multi-disciplinary collaborations. ACMS includes research groups in applied mathematics, statistics, and computational science. View the Full Job Description


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

Assistant /Associate Professor in the Biology of Disease (Multiple Positions)

The Department of Biological Sciences seeks to recruit early to mid-career biologists studying the biology of disease. The department will consider applicants who study disease at any level of organization, from the molecular up to population scale. The successful candidate(s) will be highly productive with either established funding or strong potential to generate a vigorous, externally funded research program. Applicants should possess research programs that complement and synergize with others in the department. View the Full Job Description

Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution, or Environmental Change

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor who will enhance existing excellence in ecology, evolution, and environmental change. The department is searching broadly for creative and collaborative individuals (1) working at any spatial scale, from local to global, (2) studying any level of biological organization, from genes to ecosystems, and (3) using any mode of inference, from empirical to theoretical. Applicants should demonstrate research excellence that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries; ongoing growth in the department will emphasize new hires that use quantitative and/or integrative approaches to study biological processes. View the Full Job Description


BIOPHYSICS

SENIOR-LEVEL FACULTY POSITION IN BIOPHYSICS

The University of Notre Dame is actively seeking candidates for a senior-level faculty position in experimental and/or computational biophysics. With major funding from the William & Linda Stavropoulos Family Foundation, the University of Notre Dame is launching an interdisciplinary Center for Biophysics (biophysics.nd.edu). The Center will complement the university’s recent major strategic research investments to create and promote a highly collaborative environment for interdisciplinary research, including a recently-opened 200,000 square-foot molecular sciences research building.

 

The successful candidate should have a distinguished record of accomplishments at the interface of physics and biology, commensurate with appointment as an endowed chair. These include a strong, internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position includes salary, start-up funding and laboratory space commensurate with level.

 

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a confidential letter of inquiry and curriculum vitae to Professor Patricia L. Clark, Chair of the search committee, through Interfolio. To request further information please contact Professor Clark at pclark1@nd.edu or (574) 631-8353. Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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

TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for tenure track faculty positions with a starting date of August 22, 2021. We encourage strong candidates in all areas of research to apply. Depending on qualifications, we will consider appointments at any rank. The normal teaching load is one course one semester and two courses the other semester.

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 October 31, 2020 and continue until all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.

KENNA VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MATHEMATICS

The Department of Mathematics of the University of Notre Dame invites applications from recent doctorates for the position of Kenna 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, 2021. 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, 2020, and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.

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 at date of August 22, 2021 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, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early.


PHYSICS

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY IN EXPERIMENTAL CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS

The Department of Physics 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 seven experimental and four theoretical faculty, doing research in hard condensed matter, quantum materials, complex networks, and biophysics. The department seeks 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. View the Full Job Description

TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR IN THEORETICAL NUCLEAR PHYSICS

The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical nuclear physics. The nuclear theory group at Notre Dame currently includes three faculty members with broad interests in the areas of nuclear astrophysics and ab initio approaches to nuclear structure. Group members actively collaborate with local observers, experimentalists, and theorists and enjoy a close connection to the Notre Dame Nuclear Science Laboratory, an on-campus accelerator facility focused on fundamental and applied low energy nuclear physics. The department seeks 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. View the Full Job Description

TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR IN ASTRONOMY/ASTROPHYSICS

The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in astronomy/astrophysics. Candidates working in any area of astronomy/astrophysics are encouraged to apply. The department is committed to diversity in all its forms, and it particularly encourages applications from prospective faculty who can enhance the diversity of backgrounds and ideas in its group. The current astronomy/astrophysics faculty at Notre Dame have expertise in exoplanets, protoplanetary disks, interstellar and circumgalactic gas, metal-poor stars, supernovae and transients, nuclear astrophysics, and cosmology as well as in instrumentation and numerical techniques. Notre Dame astronomers enjoy guaranteed access to the Large Binocular Telescope and the Keck telescopes, and on-campus research computing and engineering resources are readily available. View the Full Job Description


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.