Chemistry, Benedictine University

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Position ID:Benedictine University-Chemistry-ASTPROFCHEM0323207 [#9024]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2017/04/15 finished (posted 2017/03/23, finished 2017/09/26, listed until 2017/05/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure-Track Position, Chemistry

Appointment to begin Fall 2017


Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University's mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University's Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community


Located in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago, Benedictine University offers nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences. The College of Science is in the midst of tremendous growth in the areas of life and physical sciences and, consistent with the University's vision statement, the institution is making a significant commitment of resources to support programs in the College.


Position Description: The College of Science at Benedictine University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Chemistry within the Department of Physical Sciences beginning Fall 2017. We seek candidates with interests that would complement the backgrounds of the current chemistry faculty and contribute to future development efforts aimed at diversifying the chemistry curriculum in general chemistry and other courses within the new hire's area of expertise. Candidates will be expected to develop a research program with undergraduate students.

Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. degree in Chemistry. Postdoctoral training, prior teaching, and/or industry experience is highly desirable. Candidates must have legal authority to work in the USA at the time of appointment. A commitment to the University's Catholic and Benedictine mission and identity is assumed.


Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those applications received by April 15, 2017.


Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at http://academic Candidates for Benedictine job ad #8740 will automatically be considered for this position and need not reapply. Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to:  Rose Fisk, Coordinator, College of Science, Benedictine University, and 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532.  Email:  Fax: (630)  829-6547.   E.O.E.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Rose Fisk, Coordinator, College of Science, Benedictine University, and 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532. Email: Fax: (630) 829-6547. E.O.E.

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