Department of Chemistry



Non-Tenure Track - Duquesne University

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Duquesne University invites applications for a 9-month, Non-Tenure-Track position in Organic or Physical Chemistry, at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and be available to teach beginning mid-August, 2015. The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses as designated by the Department Chair.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. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.

Please submit a cover letter describing your teaching philosophy and experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three confidential references to:  While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by July 5, 2015. 

For more information please contact: Dr. Jeffry D. Madura or 412.396.4129.Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.