New & Prospective Faculty
Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.
About the Campuses
Northwestern University has three campuses: one in Chicago, one in Evanston, and one in Education City, Doha, Qatar. Learn more about these areas:
City of Evanston - Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, has a stunning natural setting on Lake Michigan with unique business districts, attractive homes on tree-lined streets, and pleasant public parks... [read more]
Chicago's North Shore - moving beyond Evanston.
A glimpse into some of the attractions, cultural events, and energy Chicago offers.
City of Chicago - find city neighborhood maps and information on city schools and housing.
In 2008 Northwestern partnered with the Qatar Foundation to open the University's first international campus - Northwestern University in Qatar. NU-Q brings all of the history and distinction of Northwestern to Doha.... [read more]
Learn more about the Qatar Foundation and Education City.
Information for New and Prospective Faculty
Benefits - Information on faculty benefits.
Spouse/Partner Employment Opportunities - The Greater Chicago Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (GC HERC), a partnership among Chicago-area educational institutions, provides a web-based search engine that includes listings for both faculty and staff jobs at all member institutions and is available at no charge to anyone seeking employment in higher education.
WorkLife, Child and Family Resources- Information on child care, workshops, and other resources to promote a healthy balance between competing work and personal priorities for Northwestern employees.
International Office - Assists scholars and their families with immigration, programming, and other needs that may arise.
Policy on Sponsorship for Legal Permanent Residence - Guidelines on sponsoring foreign national university employees for legal permanent residence.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act - As provided by the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, now known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, you are entitled to request and receive a copy of Northwestern University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This Report includes statistics for the previous 3 years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Northwestern University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus. The Report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies on drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this Report by contacting the Northwestern University Police Department Deputy Chief at (847) 491-3256. The Report can also be accessed and printed from the University Police website.