Assistant Professor of Chemistry 


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. 


Key Responsibilities:

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, Physical Chemistry I and II, Inorganic Chemistry, and/or Quantitative Analysis and one or more courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.



Candidates will have earned (or nearly completed) a Ph.D. chemistry 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.


How to Apply:

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


About Briar Cliff University:

Perched on a scenic hilltop in Sioux City, Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 900 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.


Briar Cliff University is an Equal Opportunity Employer