Department of Chemistry



Tenure Track Position - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Department of Chemistry &

Biochemistry - AA#52-7-085:

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (AA#52-7-

085), in an ACS-approved and ASBMB-accredited program, to begin fall 2018.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., or be ABD, in Chemistry with expertise in organic

chemistry. Candidates must: 1) have a strong interest and demonstrated proficiency in

teaching organic chemistry and introductory chemistry courses to undergraduate

science majors and non-majors; 2) demonstrate an ability and interest in developing an

active research program in organic chemistry that involves undergraduate students and

complements the existing research within the department; and 3) demonstrate a

commitment to the recruitment, retention, and advisement of undergraduate students.

Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations is preferred. Send a cover letter,

vitae, copies of transcripts, statement outlining teaching philosophy, statement outlining

research plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Michael G.

Borland, Chair of Search & Screen Committee, Department of Chemistry &

Biochemistry, AA#52-7-085 Bloomsburg University of PA, 237 Hartline Science

Center, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Application materials can

alternatively be emailed to For full consideration,

applications must be received by October 2, 2017. The position will remain open until


For more information about the department and available instrumentation

(including a Bruker 400 NMR), visit Finalists for the

position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process

and teaching demonstration, as judged by the department faculty. A majority of

the regular, full-time department faculty must recommend the hiring. Bloomsburg

University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically underrepresented

individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an

AA/EEO employer. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of

race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,

ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities

Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil

Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. Prior to

a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a

background check including, but not limited to, employment verification,

educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History

Clearance and criminal background check. Completion of this search is

contingent on continued funding.