POSITION SUMMARY: The Chemistry Department
invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
position beginning in Fall 2022; a PhD in organic chemistry or a
related area of chemistry is required. Teaching responsibilities
are three courses each semester, typically from classes and labs in
organic chemistry: Organic I, Organic II, and special topics in
organic chemistry depending on interest and experience. Candidates
will have the opportunity to contribute to the Senior Seminar for
majors or the liberal arts curriculum of the institution including
General Education, writing and travel abroad. The department
encourages active learning and inclusive pedagogy in our classroom
and laboratory course work. Moravian University grants BS and
ACS-certified degrees in Chemistry and is a member of the New
American Colleges and Universities with a commitment to the liberal
arts and student-focused pedagogy. Peer-reviewed publishable
research that engages undergraduate students is expected.
Undergraduate research at Moravian is supported by a dedicated 1.5
million dollar endowment. For more information about the department
visit our website at https://www.moravian.edu/chemistry.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND
- 3:3 teaching load, with reassigned time as appropriate for
- Sustain an active program of scholarly research in the area(s)
of your expertise
- Mentor undergraduate student research through independent
study, Honor Theses, and Student Opportunities for Academic
Research (SOAR) Projects;
- Produce peer-reviewed publications
- Participate in professional organizations and societies
- Contribute to the University's commitment to fostering a
diverse and inclusive academic community.
- Actively participate in service to the University through
academic advising, committee membership, and/or mentorship of
student clubs and organizations.
Full consideration is guaranteed for all complete applications
received by November 13, 2021.
All positions are subject to budget availability.
- Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a related area of chemistry
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should
attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply
Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) contact
information for three professional references (name, title,
address, phone number, email address); (4) an unofficial copy of
graduate transcripts; (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (6) a
statement on your teaching methodology; (7) evidence of
demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship; (8) a
statement of how you can contribute to increasing diversity,
inclusiveness, and equity across campus. Please attach documents as
a single PDF file.
A complete application also requires three letters of reference
delivered under separate cover to
If you have any questions, please contact Stephen U. Dunham,
Chair of the Chemistry Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
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characteristics described here are representative of those
encountered while performing the essential functions of this
The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions,
minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate
Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable
services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified
disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their
employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or
result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are
determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and
an interactive interview process that includes the employee's
supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this
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Moravian University offers students a private education they
will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for
life with a record of success longer than our nation's history.
Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and
graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional
programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for
reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership
in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of
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