Northwestern is a premier research university, with a vibrant and growing community of scientists that is passionately committed to improving human health. Northwestern is deeply interdisciplinary across multiple schools and units. Our rigorous yet empathetic academic environment provides a robust mixture of theory and practice, with an emphasis on top-tier research, new knowledge, creative expression and practical application. Northwestern University is strongly committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2021, Northwestern was awarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Northwestern’s adult and pediatric clinical affiliates have each received perfect scores on the HRC Healthcare Equality Index. Northwestern University and its adult clinical affiliate, Northwestern Medicine, jointly received a Human First Award from Chicago’s Center on Halsted. Northwestern’s primary campuses are in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois (12 miles north of Chicago) and bordered by a Great Lake. The Chicago metropolitan area is home to diverse and vibrant communities. The area offers an ideal living environment, with world-class cultura...l offerings. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.