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)

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

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Bioinformatics

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame seeks broadly trained and innovative bioinformaticians at the Assistant Professor of the Practice level to contribute to service in the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF), and to teach courses and workshops in computation and genomics. These multiple non-tenure track positions are available starting fall semester 2022, and are renewable and expected to be long-term, continuing positions with opportunities for promotion.

The successful candidate(s) will join a vigorous and growing genomics community anchored by the Department of Biological Sciences and distributed across the Colleges of Science and Engineering. The GBCF is a central component of this community with a mission to facilitate genomics research on the Notre Dame campus. The successful candidate(s) will work closely with the GBCF staff to provide bioinformatic and computational consultation, expertise, and infrastructure to support faculty research. This role includes developing working relationships with faculty, exploring possible avenues for novel bioinformatics research, as well as providing basic bioinformatic services and project consultation. Successful candidate(s) will also develop and deliver courses and workshops to enhance the educational infrastructure in bioinformatics based on departmental needs and the applicant’s area of expertise. Courses may range from basic computation literacy to advanced undergraduate/graduate level genomics analysis. While these positions will be service and teaching oriented, the candidate(s) will also have opportunities to engage in collaborative and independent research.

Preference will be given to candidate(s) with a Ph.D. in biological sciences, computer science, or related field and experience teaching bioinformatics. Excellent communication skills, and familiarity with the analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data are required. The successful candidate(s) will have experience with one or more of the following areas of analysis: epigenomics, proteomics, genome assembly, population genomics, microbiome diversity, comparative phylogenomics, GWAS, and network analysis. Strong candidates will also have experience teaching computational biology or bioinformatics in the classroom or in workshops.

To apply online, visit apply.interfolio.com/103726

Applicants will need to provide the following with their online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

The Department of Biological Sciences is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education to develop the next generation of leaders in the life sciences. We seek to advance biological knowledge through excellence in research to solve the grand challenges that will shape the future of human health and the environment. The department is highly interdisciplinary and fulfilling the promise of innovative approaches to teaching biology at the collegiate level.

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).

Review of applications will begin: April 11, 2022.


CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY

 


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

 


PHYSICS

Tenure-track Faculty in Materials Discovery / Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Stavropoulos Center for Complex Quantum Matter at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials discovery. The successful candidate should demonstrate the capacity to lead research projects in materials synthesis and characterization of novel quantum materials (quasi-two dimensional, topological, kagome crystals, magnetic materials, etc), and have experience with multiple crystal growth techniques. The appointment is open at all levels from assistant full professor.

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 is headed by László Forró, the Aurora and Thomas Marquez Chair Professor of Physics. 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 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 January 2023.

The Department of Physics at Notre Dame has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 22 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 July 1, with a final deadline of July 31, 2022.

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

Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, physical chemistry, or materials science

Link to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/107237


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.