Department of Chemistry



Tenure-Track Position - Bucknell University

The Department of Chemistry at Bucknell University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position in physical organic chemistry to begin August 2017. The successful candidate will have a commitment to undergraduate education and will teach core-level courses and laboratories in organic chemistry and upper-level courses in physical organic chemistry, as well as participating in general chemistry courses on a rotating basis. Development of a strong research program in physical organic chemistry, broadly defined, that complements existing research in the department and involves undergraduate and MS-level research students is expected.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field. We seek to hire a person with the potential to be an outstanding teacher/scholar and to contribute to advancing diversity efforts within the sciences. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references through  Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions may be directed to the search committee chair,


About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.



Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.


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