Assistant Professor - Chemistry and Biochemistry

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210531 Requisition #

Creighton University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2022. A Ph.D. in chemistry is required. We seek individuals committed to being outstanding teacher-scholars within a primarily undergraduate institution. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both foundational chemistry courses and advanced courses in their sub-discipline while developing an active, independent research program involving undergraduates.

Applicants must submit application materials both online at https://careers.creighton.edu  and via email to stephengross@creighton.edu. The complete application must include (1) letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) research proposal, and (5) all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the email above or mailed to:  Dr. Stephen Gross, Search Committee Chair, Chemistry Department, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178. Review of completed applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest. Creighton University also ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s and previously was recognized for 16 years in a row as No. 1 among Best Regional Universities, Midwest.  Over the past 17 years, Creighton is the No. 1 Goldwater-producing Catholic university in the country and in the top 20 private universities producing Goldwater Scholars over the past decade, with many coming from our department. Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community.  

For further information about the department, please visit http://www.creighton.edu/ccas/chemistry/.

 

Qualifications:

A Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university;

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

 

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Travel: No 

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No 

 

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

 

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

 

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