Overview

The Mund-Lagowski Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Bradley University is seeking an individual with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching for a one-year appointment as a sabbatical replacement at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in August 2018.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

Candidates must have a Ph.D in Chemistry or Biochemistry. ABD candidates will be considered for the position, but completion of the doctoral degree is required by the start date. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory chemistry courses and advanced chemistry laboratories. Successful candidates must be able to: clearly communicate chemistry concepts, maintain good chemical hygiene in a laboratory setting, and supervise student assistants.

Qualified candidates must send, as a single PDF file:

  1. a letter of application, which includes a brief summary of qualifications and motivation for pursuing a career in academics,
  2. curriculum vitae,
  3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and
  4. the names and contact information for three professional references to chmsearch@bradley.edu. Information regarding how the candidate will contribute to promoting diversity and equal opportunity should be provided either within the letter of application or in a stand-alone diversity statement.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. The Department is ACS certified; see www.bradley.edu/las/chm for general information about the Department.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.