Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Position TitleAssistant Professor of ChemistryAbout Susquehanna

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary

Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position in Organic Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August, 2020. Teaching duties will include Organic Chemistry and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. In addition, the opportunity exists to periodically teach non-majors courses, other Central Curriculum courses and supervise the Department’s seminar program.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong evidence for the potential to provide excellence in undergraduate teaching, advising and mentoring. Service expectations include participation in departmental activities, student recruiting and retention, and membership on University committees. An active research program involving undergraduate students in any area of Organic Chemistry is expected.

Preferred Qualifications

College-level teaching experience and postdoctoral research experience are strongly preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please submit curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests including instrumentation needs and a description of how undergraduate students will be involved, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to the Department Head, Dr. Geneive Henry, [email protected] For information about the Department and its facilities, please visit minors/department-of-chemistry

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits EligibleYesNumber of Months9 monthsOther Number of MonthsFull-Time/Part-TimeFull TimePosting date08/07/2019Closing dateOpen Until FilledYesAnticipated Start DatePosting NumberF00098Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Vita
  4. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
  5. Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 8/10/2019
Application Due: 10/9/2019
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