Dominican University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning in August 2017. The primary teaching responsibilities will be both lecture and laboratory for inorganic chemistry and general chemistry. Other teaching assignments may include instrumental analysis, analytical chemistry and/or other courses in the major depending on the strengths and training of the applicant. Candidates may have the opportunity to develop courses in their area of expertise as electives for upper-level chemistry majors or in the University's core curriculum program. Research that provides opportunities for Dominican University undergraduates is expected, as well as advising students and being an active member of the University community. The growing chemistry department is housed in a modern science facility with dedicated faculty research space.
Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of about 3,600 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 56% of undergraduates first generation in college, 67% female, 48% Hispanic of Any Race, and 7% Black/African-American. For more information about Dominican University, see www.dom.edu.
Please apply online at http://www.dom.edu/jobs. Candidates will be asked to submit the following materials:
- a letter of application addressing the candidate's fit for the position as described
- a curriculum vita
- a statement of teaching philosophy
- a description of research interests appropriate for undergraduate participation (please submit under "other")
- contact information for three references (please submit within the application form and/or CV)
A demonstration of teaching effectiveness will be part of the interview process. Applicants who progress in the search process will be asked to provide letters of recommendation and official transcripts.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.