Tenure Track Poistion in Inorganic Chemistry

Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Indiana
Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Closing date
Oct 9, 2021

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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in inorganic chemistry to start in fall 2022.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 9 contact hours per semester (lecture sections are 3 hours, lab sections are 2-4 hours), primarily in our inorganic chemistry lecture sequence and Advanced Laboratory, as well as other advanced and introductory chemistry courses that meet departmental and institutional needs. Faculty are expected to develop an active and sustainable research program with undergraduate students and are encouraged to incorporate research in the curriculum. Other responsibilities include advising students and serving the department and college.  

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry, or closely-related field including materials or bio-inorganic chemistry, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Postdoctoral experience is preferred, but not required. 

Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic women's college in the liberal arts tradition. The College has a student body of approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students, including 22 percent of students of color. The Chemistry program is ACS approved and supports approximately 10 majors a year. The College has a commitment to excellence in STEM education for women and seeks to prepare women, particularly those from underrepresented groups, to be leaders in the STEM community.

To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy (2-3 pages), provide a diversity statement that addresses your knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ), evidence of advancing these values, and your plans for advancing these values in the classroom. (1-2 pages), and a description of research plans with undergraduates (3-5 pages).

All applications should be sent to: Chemistry Search Committee, Saint Mary’s College, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Applications may be sent electronically to our staff assistant, Kathy Ragland at kragland@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Letters of reference will be solicited after initial review. More information about our department can be found at https://www.saintmarys.edu/academics/departments/chemistry.

Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels-- students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment. 



Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic, liberal arts college for women, with a strong focus on undergraduate education. The Department of Chemistry and Physics has 6 chemistry and 2 physics faculty and two additional full time teaching staff. We are an ACS approved program.

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