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The School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY has a rich history of graduating highly influential and impactful scientists, researchers, scholars, and engineers. In 2011, President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph. D. appointed Dr. Laurie Leshin, former senior executive and scientist at NASA, to lead the School of Science in significant growth that will solidify Rensselaer’s reputation for excellence in scientific education and research, and to propel the School of Science forward in critical areas of national importance, need, and opportunity.

To achieve this historic growth, Dean Leshin is pleased to invite applications for faculty openings at all levels. Recruitment for this bold faculty expansion initiative in the School of Science is now underway, and faculty in Science Themes identified as strategic priorities and opportunities for the School and the broader Institute are needed immediately.

Extraordinary candidates with highly visible, international reputations may be considered for appointment to a variety of endowed chair appointments.

Individuals wishing to be considered for one of these opportunities must follow the position specific application instructions found within each posting (available soon).

We welcome applications from candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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