Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry

Hamline University
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2022

The Department of Chemistry at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position in analytical chemistry.  Successful applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or a closely related field by the start date (August 2023).   A successful candidate will be able to teach analytical and instrumental courses, including an upper level laboratory. In addition, introductory courses in general chemistry, advanced courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, a non-majors chemistry course, and first year seminar (a topics course introducing new students to Hamline and critical thinking.)  Applicants need to be well versed in instrumentation and assume lead responsibility for the departmental instrument room (which would also be used for applicant’s research and courses.)  Hiring preferences would be for applicants with research interests overlapping with separation science, forensics, environmental, or bio-analytical chemistry.  Other duties include service to the department and University and research in the candidate’s area, including academic advising to students. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to broad liberal arts and interdisciplinary education, excellent teaching skills, experience supporting a diverse population of students, and the ability to develop a high-impact productive research program involving undergraduate researchers, who are supported through generous endowment funding.

The Chemistry Department is situated in the College of Liberal Arts and faculty who engage in research and support students with different interests and diverse backgrounds. The College of Liberal Arts, together with Hamline’s School of Business, serves approximately 1,700 undergraduate students. The University’s mission is to create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students’ knowledge, values, and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.

Hamline tenure-track faculty typically teach 6 courses annually, with a course release in the first year for professional development, and a 1-semester pre-tenure release from teaching responsibilities pending a successful third-year review.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • A cover letter and current curriculum vitae
  • A diversity statement noting how the candidate's research, teaching and/or service contributes to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • A statement of research interests
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research interests
  • Unofficial transcripts for all graduate work and above
  • Three (3) letters of reference

Hamline University is located in the heart of the culturally vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The hired faculty member will have access to all facilities that Hamline and the Twin Cities area offers. Hamline University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator, and is especially interested in faculty candidates whose work and scholarship will enrich a diversity of perspectives and inclusiveness on campus.

Review of complete applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position has been filled.  Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Nicholas Schlotter, through email at:


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