Overview

The DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at DENISON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a one-year (with possible extension to a second year) leave-replacement position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2018. A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.

Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry and biochemistry. The teaching load for this position is two courses with labs each semester. Denison University is a selective and nationally ranked residential liberal arts college located in central Ohio, 30 minutes east of Columbus and about 2.5 hours from Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, PA. Our ACS-accredited department currently has ten full-time tenure-track faculty and has grown steadily over the past decade. We have well-developed programs in both chemistry and biochemistry, and have a broad range of instrumentation that is used in both teaching and research. In 2011, the department moved into an expanded and wholly-renovated building. Information about the department is available online at http://denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry.

Applicants should submit the following electronic application materials on-line at https://employment.denison.edu: a cover letter addressing their motivations for teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae including a publication list; a statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three recommenders. Our review of completed applications will begin June 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources, please see our Diversity Contact List at denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide.