Job Post: Assistant Professor – University of Delaware

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning September 1, 2017. The primary responsibility of this position is general chemistry for STEM majors, with the opportunity to teach honors and courses in other areas depending on the candidate’s experience and expertise. Applicants should possess strong content knowledge in the chemical sciences, demonstrated commitment to the use of evidence-based teaching methods, and an interest in pursuing scholarly activities associated with teaching and learning. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.
An innovative leader in teaching and research, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the creation of new impactful knowledge. The main campus in Newark, Delaware provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consistently ranks among the top 10 institutions nationwide in ACS certified degrees, and over 80% of our undergraduates engage in research prior to graduation.
Applicant Instructions
Applicants should apply on-line at and should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and professional development goals, and arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials will be shared with departmental faculty. Questions should be directed to Ms. Susan Cheadle at:
Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
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