Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Advise Chemistry Majors | Teach Courses in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and More

Briar Cliff University, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Chemistry to start in January or August of 2024. 


The duties include a 24-hour teaching load for the academic year in addition to advising chemistry majors and service to the University. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry classes, Organic Chemistry I and II, Biochemistry I and II, and one or more courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.


Candidates will have earned (or nearly completed) a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, chemical physics, or a closely related field. The ability and willingness to direct student-driven research is desired. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-impact teaching practices in a Catholic and Franciscan University.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • cover letter
  • official graduate transcripts
  • names and contact information for three references

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer. 

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