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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Mar 23, 2024

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Position Summary

The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Chemistry faculty position in the Department of Physics and Chemistry, starting the fall semester of the 2024-25 academic year.  The successful candidate must have a Doctoral Degree in Organic or Bio-chemistry or closely related field at the time of hiring (ABDs near completion will also be considered). They should be committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate chemistry courses, developing new courses, and collaborating with department faculty on curriculum.  Opportunities to establish research projects involving undergraduate students may be pursued. Effective communication skills are required.  Applications from senior and qualified candidates can be considered for a higher rank.

Who We Are
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is an academic institution intrinsically tied to the real world—a confluence of industry knowledge, work ethic and an enduring desire to know more. The university offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, computer science, machine learning, user experience, construction management, actuarial science, business and nursing. With about 3,000 students, faculty and staff, MSOE is large enough for big opportunities and small enough for personal attention.

Our Mission
MSOE is the university of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners driven to solve the complex challenges of today and tomorrow. We are united by our six values—collaboration, excellence, inclusion, innovation, integrity and stewardship—which represent the core of our campus culture. Under the leadership of Dr. John Walz, MSOE has embarked on an ambitious strategic plan, Extraordinary Together, that propels the institution forward. MSOE fosters a welcoming and inclusive environment where diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) are central to all campus initiatives and guided by our DEIB Strategic Plan.

Why Join MSOE?
At MSOE, we invest in our employees’ professional and personal growth. MSOE offers very competitive, fully comprehensive benefit plans to all full-time employees including medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with company matching of up to 6% of employee earnings and immediate vesting. Educational benefits are available for employees and family members. Plus, employees have access to our state-of-the-art fitness center as well as on-site dining facilities. MSOE also offers paid parental leave for employees. Located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, MSOE is just blocks away from beautiful lakefront, the theater district, museums, sports and music venues, parks and shopping. To view more detailed information about MSOE, please visit

How to Apply
To apply to this role, please upload a single PDF file in the "Resume" section of the application which includes a letter of interest, CV, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. In addition to the application, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to Dr. Matey Kaltchev (, Chair, Department of Physics and Chemistry, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1025 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will proceed until the position is filled.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

It is the policy of MSOE to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, marital status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all jobs at the University and to all the terms, benefits, and conditions of employment/enrollment.

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