Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry

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University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut
Feb 04, 2021
Mar 06, 2021
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University of New Haven

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in chemistry to begin August 2021. The Department consists of twelve full-time faculty (ten chemists and two chemical engineers). The B.S. Chemistry program offers an ACS certified degree. The M.S. Chemistry program was launched in fall 2019.


Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate organic chemistry (sophomore and upper level), courses in the drug discovery focus area of the M.S. Chemistry program and, potentially, courses in the new B.S. Biochemistry program that Chemistry and Biology jointly administer.


The candidate will be expected to develop a research program that engages students, to publish in respected journals, and to seek external grant funding. The candidate will be expected to work with bachelors and masters level students and may choose to support doctoral students for a PhD in Engineering and Applied Science.


The candidates will be expected to participate in institutional and professional service. Supplemental responsibilities might include advising students, contributing to assessment activities or assuming course or programmatic leadership roles.



  • An earned doctorate in Chemistry or a closely related field.
  • Commitment to teaching excellence and with the appropriate background to teach upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses.
  • Expertise in green, organometallic or bioorganic chemistry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills.
  • Record of scholarly accomplishment and the potential to build an externally funded, student-centered research program.
  • Commitment to collegiality and teamwork.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Postdoctoral and prior teaching experience will be considered favorably.


About the University:  The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.


Diversity and Inclusion:  The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.


Application Process: All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by February 28, 2021.  Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their academic and/or industrial experiences relevant to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a brief statement of research plans, 5) a diversity and inclusion statement, and 6) contact information for at least three professional references. All materials should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/83374.



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