Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Employer
Duquesne University
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Physical
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the area of experimental organic chemistry starting August 2023. Preference will be given to candidates with bio-organic research interests.  For more information about the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, please visit http://www.duq.edu/bsnes.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applicants from members of underrepresented groups, and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to “serving God by serving students through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through a profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to the mission.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience
  • Ability to establish a nationally recognized and funded research program
  • Exceptional promise in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions.  This includes:

Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission.  Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.

Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University.  The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. The candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for applying to the position, a research plan, curriculum vitae (CV), teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references including telephone and email contact information. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 1, 2022. For more information, contact us through chemistry@duq.edu.

As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.

New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact hrservices@duq.edu. Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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Duquesne is a private university on a 49.5-acre campus, located above the vibrant city of Pittsburgh. This gives our community a small town feel near a rich urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, where a safe and affordable lifestyle is readily available. One of America's leading Catholic universities, Duquesne was founded by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1878. The Spiritans continue to play an important and inspiration role in the campus' ethical teachings and outreach. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
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