Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Requisition Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2014F0098P
Position Number F0003
Position Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Anticipated Start Date 08/13/2018
Full-time or Part-time Full-Time
Exempt or Non-exempt Exempt
Hiring Salary Range $55,000-$58,000

Position Summary Information

Qualifications Desired

• PhD in physical chemistry or a related field is required
• Experience and interest in teaching physical chemistry and general chemistry
• Ability to teach chemistry and physical science to non-science majors
• Ability to develop chemistry electives for chemistry majors, such as computational chemistry, as well as chemistry/physical science electives for non-science majors

Job Description Summary

The Science Department at Cabrini University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry, commencing August 2018. Consideration will be given to candidates if their experience and major teaching interests include physical chemistry and general chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates who can develop elective(s) in computational chemistry for sophomore, junior, and senior chemistry majors. The ability to teach non-majors science courses in chemistry is also essential. Successful candidates must have a research agenda with a central role for undergraduates. Other responsibilities will include student advising, capstone project teaching and supervision, curriculum development, service to the department and University, and engagement in scholarly and professional activities. Ability to teach underprepared populations is a plus.

The Cabrini University Science Department is part of the School of Natural Sciences and Allied Health. It provides courses for undergraduate majors in chemistry and biology, a masters in biology, minors in chemistry and environmental science, and contributes to the general education curriculum of the University. The Department is committed to providing our students with the opportunities to grow, combined with the support they need to succeed.

Cabrini University is a Catholic institution dedicated to academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice. The University welcomes learners of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds and prepares them to become engaged citizens of the world. Recognizing that diversity of all kinds is a vital aspect of the higher education learning process, Cabrini University is committed to building a more diverse faculty and staff community that reflects our student body and enhances the value of our students’ education.

Requisition Detail Information

Open Date 10/02/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, submit all of the following electronically to
• Letter of application addressing specific qualifications for the position
• Current curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Statement of Scholarly Agenda, including connections to student research opportunities
• Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts
• Contact information for three to five professional references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified. Only complete application files will be considered.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  6. Statement of Scholarly Agenda
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 4
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 5