Department of Chemistry



NextProf Science 2021

May 3, 2021 - 7:00am to May 6, 2021 - 5:00pm

Seeking early career scientists and mathematicians to participate in the NextProf Science 2021 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 3-6, 2021 (see attached pdf). /sites/default/files/NextProf-Science-2021.pdf

NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. 

The U-M College of Literature, Science, and Arts natural science departments will invite up to 50 future faculty participants to the U-M campus to show them the rewards of an academic career, help them understand the faculty search process, and connect them with faculty in their research area, as well as academic leaders, and other participants. The NextProf Science  workshop is free to participants, who must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Unfortunately, due to the Covid pandemic, this year the NextProf workshop will be organized in a fully virtual form.


Find the online application and additional information about the on the NextProf Science website at:

The deadline to receive all applications and reference letters is: January 25, 2021. Please distribute this information to qualified individuals you would like to encourage to apply to the NextProf workshop. Also please forward this message to faculty colleagues who might know of potential applicants.

If you have general questions about the program or application process, please contact For questions specific to the chemistry-focused activities, please contact me directly at

Dominika Zgid

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Associate Professor of Physics

930 N. University                          
Department of Chemistry               
University of Michigan               
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055

Phone: 607-351-4758


Location and Address

University of Michigan

500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109