Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Lisle, Illinois, United States
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Job description

Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.

Chemistry Instructor Position- Biochemistry and Chemistry Lecture and Lab

The College of Science enjoys a location in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago, and delivers nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences.

Position Description: Teach 100-level, 200-level and 300-level biochemistry lecture and lab courses along with 100-level chemistry lecture and lab courses for a total of 15 contact hours per semester. Non-tenure track, one-year term appointment for August 2018-May 2019. No research or service required.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in biochemistry or chemistry required. Teaching experience at the college level preferred. Candidates must have legal authority to work in the USA for the duration of the
appointment.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo. Any questions should be directed to: Rose Fisk, Coordinator, College of Science, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532
Email: rfisk@ben.edu Fax: 630-829-6547. E.O.E.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University’s rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds. As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education distinguished and guided by our Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage, we prepare our students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community.