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Open Rank/Tenure Track Faculty in Chemistry and Biochemistry 2024-2025

Terre Haute, Indiana
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Closing date
Oct 13, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Green Chemistry
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at Rose-Hulman seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Chemistry and Biochemistry to begin August 2024. Candidates with advanced experience may be considered for appointment at a higher academic rank. Our teaching-focused mission is “to provide students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.” We encourage applications from those who want to positively impact the lives of undergraduates through a hands-on curriculum in new, state-of-the-art teaching laboratories.

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department consists of eleven faculty and offers two degrees, a B.S. in Chemistry, and a B.S. in Biochemistry. Both degrees are certified by ACS. Essential job responsibilities include teaching and advising students, continued professional development, and service to the department, Institute, and professional community. Members of the department are expected to demonstrate sustained intellectual development that will preferably include participation as a mentor in our intensive undergraduate research program. Requirements include a terminal degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field. The primary teaching responsibilities for this position will be collaboratively-taught general chemistry lecture and lab as well as advanced undergraduate courses in the candidate’s field of specialization.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a top undergraduate STEM college. The scenic campus in west-central Indiana is home to 2,100 students with a passion for STEM and learning. Rose is consistently listed among the best colleges and universities in the country, including a No. 1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Undergraduate Engineering Program for 24 years running. The department and the Institute place a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates who can further broaden and enhance the educational experience of our students are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit the following information via

  • a CV/resume,
  • cover letter,
  • statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • statement of your professional development/research goals
  • statement demonstrating your commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, which should highlight your strengths, experiences, or perspectives that might serve to broaden and enhance our students’ educational experience.

Applicants who advance through the initial screening will be asked for three references who will submit recommendation letters.

Additional information about Rose-Hulman’s Chemistry and Biochemistry department is available at Detailed information is available from Ross Weatherman, Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry,, (812) 877-8718. Initial review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2023. 

Only online applications will be accepted at Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. It is the Institute’s policy to treat all employees and applicants equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. Rose-Hulman will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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