Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Chemistry

Chicago, Cook County
Jan 31, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of Chemistry at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Autumn 2014. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in chemistry with expertise in analytical/physical chemistry and education research. Applicants must be able to teach and conduct research at the B.S. and M.S. levels in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close faculty-student interaction. Post-doctoral experience is required. The ACS-certified Chemistry Department at DePaul offers a B.S. degree in chemistry within one of the following four tracks: analytical/physical chemistry; biochemistry/medicinal chemistry; synthetic chemistry; standard chemistry. At the graduate level, DePaul offers a thesis-based M.S. degree, or a non-thesis-based M.S. degree within one of the above four tracks plus polymer/coatings chemistry. DePaul University emphasizes teaching excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to teach analytical and physical, or polymer chemistry in addition to introductory courses for science and non-science majors. Successful candidates need also show a willingness to teach courses in appropriate interdisciplinary programs. The department is housed in a LEED gold-rated facility that is equipped with modern instrumentation to support both teaching needs and most areas of research interest. Please submit the following materials at cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; an outline of research interests; undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Please also request three letters of recommendation be sent to Dr. Lihua Jin, Chair, Department of Chemistry, DePaul University, 1110 W. Belden Av., Chicago, IL 60614, or emailed to The Department of Chemistry seeks diversity in its faculty. We encourage applications from women, people of color, and the members of other historically under-represented groups. Apply online only: As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.