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MORAVIAN COLLEGE FACULTY POSTING

Assistant Professor - Chemistry

  • Full-time tenure track position
  • Beginning Fall Term 2015
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry required

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position; a PhD in chemistry is required.  A degree in organic chemistry is preferred, but we will also consider applicants with experience in related areas of chemistry.  The major teaching responsibility will be courses and labs in organic chemistry: Organic I, Organic II, and special topics in organic chemistry depending on the   interest and experience of the successful candidate.  He or she may also wish to contribute to various liberal arts chemistry courses and Senior Seminar.  The department encourages active learning pedagogy in our classroom and laboratory course work.  Publishable research that engages undergraduate students is expected.  Moravian College has a 1.5 million dollar endowment for undergraduate research that in part funds its summer undergraduate research program. For more information about the position contact Carl Salter, Dept Chair, at 610-625-7920.  Visit our website at http://www.chem.moravian.edu/ for more information about the department.

This position is eligible for benefits.

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TO APPLY: Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, plans for research, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial okay).  The cover letter should include the names of at least three references.  The applicant must submit all application materials electronically to searchchemorganic@moravian.edu; place "[lastname]-Asst Prof App " in the subject line.  The applicant should arrange for letters of recommendation from the references to be sent electronically to the same email address, but subject line should be “[lastname]-LoRef”.  

The deadline for complete applications is Friday, October 3, 2014.


Moravian College is a selective liberal arts and sciences college in the beautiful Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania with 18 academic departments and 107 full-time faculty members. It typically enrolls 1500 students in its regular sessions. Founded in 1742, it is the 6th oldest college in the country.  As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with five other local private colleges and universities. Moravian's proximity to New York and Philadelphia presents many opportunities for professional and cultural enrichment.

Moravian College values diversity and encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE