Full-Time, Tenure Track, 2017 Fall Semester
Benedictine University is a liberal arts institution located in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago with nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences. The College of Science, of which the Chemistry Department is a part, is in the midst of tremendous growth and, consistent with the University’s vision statement, the institution is making a significant commitment of resources to support programs in the College and increase the size of the faculty.
Benedictine University seeks employees who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and contribute to the university’s mission and goals. As an institution, we are committed to our identity as Catholic and Benedictine in our values, our operations, and our curriculum in an effort to help each student, each employee, the local community, and each other thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic environment.
Position Description: Benedictine University invites applications for a tenure-track position within the Chemistry Department at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017. The applicant must be able to teach organic chemistry lecture and laboratory and, periodically, advanced organic chemistry. The successful candidate will establish and participate in externally funded research involving undergraduate students. Startup funds are available.