University of Delaware Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Assistant Professor for Instruction

University of Delaware seeks an assistant professor for chemistry and biochemistry instruction

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.  This appointment will commence September 1, 2014. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and is expected to dedicate some scholarly effort to the design, implementation and assessment of innovative and evidence-based instructional practices in the classroom and laboratory.  The teaching duties of this position will involve introductory chemistry and biochemistry courses taken by STEM majors in the first two years of study.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.

An innovative leader in research and teaching, 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.  The recently completed $130M Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building contains instructional classroom and laboratory space designed for active learning in a collaborative setting. 

Applicants should apply on-line at and follow the “Applicant Instructions” under the “Resources for Applicants” tab. Applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and experience as a single document.  In addition, applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to  Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  All application materials shall be shared with departmental faculty.

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.  The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at 

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Susan Cheadle (302.831.1247,

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