Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the School of School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


A Ph.D. in physical or inorganic chemistry from an accredited institution is required.

Job Description:

This position is a tenure-track or non-tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry which requires teaching and service. The appointment is effective August 2017. This position reports to the Chairperson of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Applicants should possess a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and will be expected to design and implement an undergraduate program in forensic science. Applicants are expected to show potential for productive, externally funded research, and initiate an undergraduate forensic science program through teaching selected courses, developing curriculum, academic advising of students, and participation in programmatic committees.

Job Requirements:

Teaching responsibilities will include a combination of the following courses:.general chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and physical chemistry. He/she may also be required to teach courses in selected topics in chemistry, chemical research, and chemistry seminar. The successful applicant is also expected to engage in research, publish in reputable academic journals, advise students and engage in public service at the university and in the local community. The successful applicant should also collaborate with other faculty members in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Full-time faculty members teach 12-15 hours per semester, must hold a minimum of six (6) office hours per week, and may be assigned additional duties at the discretion of the program coordinator, school chairperson, college dean or Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit an application form, cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts are required of all finalists), and three letters of recommendation describing the applicant’s teaching and research skills to: