Overview

Carlow University invites applications for a full-time instructor position (non-tenure track) in Chemistry and Physics. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2022. The initial term of appointment is one year with possibility for renewal based on performance and the needs of the department.

A broad knowledge of chemistry and proficiency in a diverse array of laboratory skills is essential. The position entails teaching undergraduates in lecture and laboratory sections across the program curriculum possibly including general chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical principles, and physics.

Carlow University is a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University in Pittsburgh, PA. The Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated founded Carlow University in 1929. Carlow is an institution grounded in the liberal arts, while also offering strong professional programs, and is committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Carlow is recognized as a College of Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction, and a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, and holds regional ranking by US News & World Report. The University was recently named one of Money Magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

We seek an innovative educator with the following qualifications:
● Ph.D. (preferred) in Chemistry. M.S. degree in chemistry or a related discipline (minimum requirement).
● Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred, as well experience helping students transition to college-level coursework.
● Able to work both independently and as part of a team and should have strong written and oral communication skills.

In addition, applicants should have experience working with diverse populations and be able to articulate how they will support Carlow University’s Catholic, Mercy mission and values through their teaching.

Please submit curriculum vitae, letter of introduction, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. Only completed packets will be advanced in consideration. Review will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University’s resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our University community. 

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.