Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Oct 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin in August 2018. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for teaching courses, research, student academic advising, and participation in college-wide academic initiatives.

Key responsibilities in our ACS-accredited program include teaching physical chemistry, general chemistry, and related labs in ways that support an inclusive learning environment for students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program involving undergraduate students. Completion of a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or a closely related discipline is required. Post-doctoral research and prior teaching experience are preferred, as is experience with environmental or green chemistry. More information about the department is available at  Review of applications will begin in October and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence:  sustainability; health & lab sciences; business & communication; and the arts & humanities.  Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson (Class of '29), and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus.  Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the College for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process.  To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer