Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry (Tenure-Track)

Collegeville, PA (Philadelphia Area)
Salary commensurate with qualifications
Aug 15, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning Fall 2020. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry who are committed to a career at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in both teaching and research.  The position includes teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in organic chemistry (six courses each year), establishing an active research program involving the supervision of undergraduate research students, and providing academic advising to majors and first-year students. The successful candidate will also teach in our Common Intellectual Experience, the college’s interdisciplinary freshman liberal studies seminar. More information about the position can be found at

The Ursinus College faculty is a diverse community of teacher-scholars dedicated to providing transformative experiences for a diverse student body in a highly reflective process embedded in our core curriculum. All faculty members are expected to be similarly reflective. Therefore, applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and separate statements reflecting on (1) teaching experience, practices, and goals, (2) proposed research plans, and (3) experience and commitment in support of an inclusive community. All applications must be submitted electronically to Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 30, 2019, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Queries may be sent to the Search Committee Chair at

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students. Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.

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