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Professor of Practice: Tulane University: General Chemistry instructor

Tulane University
Uptown Campus

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Professor of Practice: Tulane University: General Chemistry instructor

Uptown Campus
Open Date:
Apr 9, 2024
The Department of Chemistry at Tulane University invites applications for a Professor of Practice position beginning in the Fall 2024. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry with expertise in Organic Chemistry. Duties will include supervising General Chemistry Laboratories, which, in total, involves about 17 teaching assistants, and teaching a section of General Chemistry lecture class (~150 students).  The Department of Chemistry recognizes and rewards innovative and quality teaching. Candidates interested in creating and adopting pedagogical innovations will find many opportunities and support to pursue their interests. The successful candidate will have a record of excellent teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, and commitment to student-centered teaching and to increasing diversity in chemistry.  

The Professor of Practice appointment is renewable every three years (initially) and every five years after promotion to Senior Professor of Practice. 

Tulane University, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a mid-sized private research university with approximately 8500 undergraduate students. The Chemistry Department is part of the School of Science and Engineering and has 16 research faculty, 4 teaching faculty, approximately 60 graduate students and around 80 undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry majors. More information is available at the departmental web site:

Ph.D. in Chemistry; teaching experience preferred.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on April 22 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of the abstract of their Ph.D. dissertation, and at least three letters of recommendation that address teaching.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email


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