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Teaching Faculty Position for Undergraduate Laboratories

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
Closing date
Oct 30, 2022

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame seeks applicants for a full-time teaching faculty position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. This position is a long-term renewable appointment. Preference will be given to candidates having a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry and an independent track record of teaching and working with teaching assistants in a laboratory environment at the college/university level. We seek candidates who have experience in educating students from a variety of backgrounds for success in STEM. Successful candidates will be expected to assume leadership roles in the department’s undergraduate program, which is nationally recognized for teaching excellence.

Responsibilities will be primarily in undergraduate general chemistry and organic chemistry laboratories and will include coordinating multiple lab sections and managing teaching assistants. A preferred candidate will have experience and enthusiasm for undergraduate laboratory curriculum development and implementation. This faculty position will carry the title of Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor depending upon extent of prior experience. Candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two to four-page portfolio documenting the range and depth of their contributions to developing, teaching, and coordinating large lecture or lab courses in chemistry and other scholarly activities related to undergraduate teaching, and three letters of recommendation to The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has several ongoing initiatives to support students from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds. We ask interested candidates to submit a statement of how they would contribute to the department's efforts to support all of our students and contribute to Notre Dame’s efforts to enhance diversity.   Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2022, until the position is filled. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates, applicants from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and others that will enhance our community.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. The University of Notre Dame does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of full participation in university programs and resources without such discrimination. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).


The University of Notre Dame is located in South Bend, IN. The College of Science consists of 5 academic departments and 12 research institutes and centers. There are over 1,200 undergraduate students and 145 full time teaching and research faculty with impressive awards and accolades. Our Faculty have generated over 35 million dollars in research grants and awards over the last year.

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