Hanover, Indiana
Nov 10, 2020
Dec 10, 2020
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Hanover College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a specialization in Biochemistry / Bioinorganic chemistry to start August 2021. Teaching responsibilities include the introductory chemistry sequence, the upper-level biochemistry sequence, a biochemistry seminar course that serves as the culminating experience for Biochemistry majors, and one semester of inorganic chemistry. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to excite and interest students in the classroom and the lab. Additionally, the candidate is expected to lead student research in a liberal-arts environment, and we seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population.  Minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.  ABD considered but degree must be earned prior to start date.

Review of applications begins December 7, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. To apply, email an application letter, a research statement, a teaching philosophy that contains a statement on inclusivity in the classroom, a curriculum vitae, a list of 3 references, and transcripts to Professor Tim Cunningham, Chair, Chemistry Search.  To apply and upload documents, visit .  For more information, see .

Hanover College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse college environment. We seek candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply. 

Search Committee:
Timothy F. Cunningham, Ph.D., Chair, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Sarah Fantin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Edward A. Hall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Chemistry
Pamela A. Pretorius, Ph.D., Associate Professor Biology
Dominique Battles, Ph.D., Professor of English

Hanover College is a private liberal arts institution in southeastern Indiana with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,100. Nestled in 650 acres of a wooded campus and located on the banks of the scenic Ohio River near historic Madison, Indiana, Hanover College is an idyllic place where intellectual achievement and beauty truly intersect. Founded in 1827 as Indiana’s first private college, Georgian architecture and majestic trees make Hanover an incredible place in which to live, learn, and work while being conveniently located between the major tri-state cities of  Louisville (45 minutes), Indianapolis (95 minutes) and Cincinnati (70 minutes). A rigorous interdisciplinary academic program with 32 majors attracts the best and the brightest students from across the region and beyond.