Overview

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 30 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

The department of chemistry invites applications for a full-time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin late August 2017.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach courses and laboratories in the Chemistry Department’s core introductory sequence, including general and/or organic chemistry, with the possibility to contribute to the upper-level curriculum as well. The department offers ACS-approved majors in chemistry and biochemistry, and is well-equipped with a range of instrumentation. The position is approved for the 2017-2018 academic year, with the potential for renewal pending budgetary approval.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field, and preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching who can also contribute to interdisciplinary areas such as biochemistry or environmental science. We seek candidates who have a commitment to excellent teaching and an interest in student-centered teaching practices. Opportunities for mentoring undergraduate research are also possible, as the department requires all chemistry and biochemistry majors to complete undergraduate research and has an active summer research program.

Application:
To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and practice, transcripts, and three letters of reference which specifically address your experience or potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching to HR0117-2@Drew.edu. Please ensure that all files are in PDF format. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.