Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Madison, New Jersey
Competitive salary + benefits
Nov 14, 2017
Dec 14, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Drew University’s Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin in August 2018, pending budgetary approval.  The successful candidate will teach courses and laboratories in biochemistry and priority will be given to candidates who also demonstrate expertise and interest in teaching physical or analytical chemistry. Applicants are also expected to develop an active undergraduate research program in protein biochemistry. In addition to offering ACS-approved majors in chemistry and biochemistry, the department also contributes to the interdisciplinary biochemistry and molecular biology major.  The department is well-equipped with a range of instrumentation available to students in both the teaching and research laboratory settings.


The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field.  We seek candidates who have a commitment to excellent teaching using student-centered teaching practices and who will actively engage undergraduates in their research program.


To apply, submit the following materials merged in a single pdf document to HR1017-5@drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject.

Cover letter and CV

Statement of research plans (2-3 pages)

Statement of teaching philosophy and practice (2 pages)

Copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts

Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit all materials by December 8th, 2017.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.