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Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Creighton University- Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Omaha, Nebraska
Closing date
Oct 9, 2021
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Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Creighton University

Creighton University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2022. A Ph.D. in chemistry is required. We seek individuals committed to being outstanding teacher-scholars within a primarily undergraduate institution. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both foundational chemistry courses and advanced courses in their sub-discipline while developing an active, independent research program involving undergraduates.

Applicants must submit application materials both online at  and via email to The complete application must include (1) letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) research proposal, and (5) all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the email above or mailed to:  Dr. Stephen Gross, Search Committee Chair, Chemistry Department, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178. Review of completed applications will begin October 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest. Creighton University also ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s and previously was recognized for 16 years in a row as No. 1 among Best Regional Universities, Midwest.  Over the past 17 years, Creighton is the No. 1 Goldwater-producing Catholic university in the country and in the top 20 private universities producing Goldwater Scholars over the past decade, with many coming from our department. Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community. 

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic, EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to our Mission and core values, including gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.  Creighton is committed to diversity and inclusion. 

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