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Assistant Professor in Chemistry

University of Mount Union Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a non-tenure assistant professor in chemistry position.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry laboratory, courses in the area of expertise and chemistry for non-majors. The successful candidate will also be expected to mentor undergraduate research projects and develop a research program involving undergraduates.

Qualifications: Ph. D. in chemistry, area open. Candidates will be expected to have completed their Ph.D. by the time the position is available and have experience teaching general chemistry.

Available: August 1, 2014

Compensation: Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Academic Rank: Non-tenure track position, renewable. Assistant professor level.

Equal opportunity: Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Mount Union (formerly Mount Union College), founded in 1846, is an accredited residential coeducational liberal arts university with 126 full-time faculty members and more than 2,150 students including minority and international students. Eighty-three percent of the faculty hold terminal degrees. Relationships between the faculty and students are close and constructive. The University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and emphasizes the total educational growth and development of students: intellectual, moral, spiritual and social. Facilities are modern, the campus is pleasant, and the University has well-rounded cultural, social and athletic programs. The University enjoys the support of its 15,250 alumni and has an endowment valued at approximately $120 million. Relations with the city of Alliance (population 23,000) in which Mount Union is located are excellent. Alliance is located near Canton, Akron and Youngstown and is approximately 60 miles southeast of Cleveland and 75 miles west of Pittsburgh.

To apply, submit the following documents:

  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae

Send application materials to:
Dr. Jeffrey Draves, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.