Department of Chemistry



Tenure/Tenure Track - Case Western Reserve University

Polymer Science/Engineering Faculty, Case Western Reserve University

The Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is soliciting applications for a full time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position.  This position is open to candidates at all ranks, but preference will be given to experienced faculty who would start at the Associate Professor or Professor level.   All areas of expertise in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering will be considered, but it is anticipated that applications in the area of polymer chemistry/synthesis will be preferred.  Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Polymer Science/Engineering.  Applications should include a full CV, statement of research plans, statement of teaching, and a list of at least three individuals who can be contacted for letters of recommendation.  Complete applications should be sent via email to , with the subject line “Faculty Application”.  The Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering  ( , founded 53 years ago, is the home for 14 tenure track faculty, and over 200 B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students, operating in a research intensive, but highly collegial team. CWRU is located in the beautiful University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland Ohio, home of internationally famous music, art and historical institutions, and a lively student/faculty-focused location.

Competitive candidates for associate professor should have a substantial publication record and a national reputation.  Competitive candidates for professor should have achieved records of leadership in the profession and have a strong record of scholarly publications.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis


David A. Schiraldi
Peter A. Asseff, Ph.D. Professor of Organic Chemistry

in the Case School of Engineering

Group Assistant:  Charlotte Foster 216.368.3412


Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Department Assistant: Lisa Hodges 216.368.4172