Assistant Professor in Chemistry (9-Month Tenure-Track)

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Science, Chemistry
Organization Type
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the area of theoretical or computational chemistry starting August 2022. For more information about the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, please visit Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Science.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is comprised of faculty members that are dedicated to teaching, scholarship, research and mentoring. Our faculty are dedicated to student-centric teaching, of both undergraduate and graduate students, and these events occur in the classroom, teaching labs, research labs, and other areas. We facilitate the natural connections between teaching and mentoring, enabling students of all levels to flourish and develop skills that will lead to success throughout life. Not only are we dedicated to teaching, but also to leading cutting-edge research in which both graduate and undergraduate students can engage. Furthermore, our faculty have won numerous awards and been prestigiously recognized for their teaching, research, and more. Our faculty members specialize in one or more of the five traditional fields of chemistry: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry. We also take pride in the incorporation of an emerging and important field of chemistry in our research and teaching, that being Green Chemistry. Moreover, our faculty have interdisciplinary strengths in Biomolecular, Computational, Materials and Environmental Chemistry, taking us to the frontiers of chemical research and its applications. Lastly, we also have faculty members whose primary research focus is chemistry education to further hone their skills to educate in the lecture and teaching lab settings.

Duquesne University:

Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information about the university, please visit

  • The successful candidate must have:
  • Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience
  • Ability to establish a nationally recognized and funded research program
  • Exceptional promise in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are encouraged to apply.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus via Zoom meeting for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for applying to the position, a research plan, curriculum vitae (CV), diversity statement, and teaching philosophy. Three references complete with telephone and email contact information should be submitted to While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 1, 2021. For more information, contact us through

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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