Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Chemistry

University of San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Jul 12, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Medicinal / Clinical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Chemistry


University of San Francisco


Job Summary:


The Department of Chemistry at the University of San Francisco ( invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Synthetic Organic Chemistry faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2019. Our ACS -certified department offers BS degrees in traditional, biochemistry and medicinal/synthetic chemistry, and a thesis-based MS in Chemistry. The department is supported by a full-time stockroom manager, organic lab coordinator/NMR manager, instrumentation specialists and a science safety officer. The University of San Francisco is a Catholic-Jesuit institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation, emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves a diverse group of students on a residential campus near Golden Gate Park.


Job Responsibilities:


The successful candidate will be expected to teach a combination of introductory organic chemistry lecture and lab, advanced organic synthesis, advanced organic lab, and medicinal organic chemistry courses. In addition, the successful candidate will develop curricula, participate in departmental governance, serve the university community, establish a laboratory-based research program that engages both BS and MS students, and demonstrate a willingness to seek external funding.


Minimum Requirements:


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry. A strong record of teaching undergraduates, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required. Candidates must be able to teach and conduct research in a primarily undergraduate institution. Postdoctoral experience is highly desired.


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


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