Academic Job 25

Duquesne University
Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Duquesne University invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track Assistant Professor 9-month position in the area of experimental organic chemistry to begin in the Fall of 2017.

Duquesne’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department combines world-class research with the intimacy and attention of a small liberal arts college. For students, this means unparalleled access to a faculty renowned for ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research and scholarship, working on real-life problems. Our commitment to Duquesne’s Teacher-Scholar Model means that our faculty brings their newly-minted knowledge straight from the lab to the graduate or undergraduate classroom and constantly strives to develop and disseminate fresh ways to bring new ideas and skills to our students. Our distinctive departmental culture rapidly integrates students into cutting edge research programs to provide early engagement in scientific inquiry.

The successful candidate must have earned a PhD, and preferably have post-doctoral experience. Candidates with research interests that complement existing research on campus and who show exceptional promise in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are encouraged to apply.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. For more information about Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, please visit


Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit your cover letter expressing your interest and experience, curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research projects, a teaching philosophy statement containing your vision of the teacher-scholar model, and contact information for three confidential references to: While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 14, 2016. For more information please contact: Dr. David W. Seybert ( or (412) 396-6465.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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