Assistant Professor, Analytical/Physical/Environmental Chemistry

Portland, Oregon
Competitive salary and benefits package
Aug 07, 2017
Oct 06, 2017
Field of specialization
Analytical, Environmental, Physical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ANALYTICAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY. The University of Portland invites applicants for a tenure-track position to commence August 15, 2018. Primary teaching responsibilities will consist of three courses per semester. Topics include general chemistry and at least one of the following sub-disciplines: analytical, physical, or environmental chemistry. Establishing an original, productive research program in the successful applicant’s area of expertise with active involvement of undergraduate students is required. A competitive startup package will be provided. For existing facilities and equipment, please consult the Department of Chemistry web page at The successful applicant is expected to be collegial and have the potential for eventual service and leadership within the department and university. A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field is required; a post-doctoral fellowship in the applicant’s area of expertise and teaching experience at an undergraduate level are strongly preferred. To apply, please submit your application letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, brief description of your original research plans (2-4 pages), copies of your graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the initial application), and a concise summary and analysis of your recent student evaluations (if available). Your application should also incorporate a vision of your teacher-scholar role at a primarily undergraduate institution. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via HireTouch. To receive full consideration, your application must be complete by October 6, 2017. If you have questions, please send them to the chair of the search committee, Professor Steven G. Mayer at

Applicants who have a disability and would like to request an accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact the University’s Human Resources Office at or (503)943-8987.

Successful completion of a background investigation check is required before final hiring procedures can be completed.

Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an equal employment opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender), religion, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, and all other classes protected by law.