The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in organic chemistry beginning January 2020. The Department consists of fourteen full-time faculty (ten chemists and four chemical engineers). The Department has experienced unprecedented growth during the past several years, along with the University in general. The University of New Haven offers several science-intensive programs that require advanced undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach organic chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and advanced courses in the area of expertise, as well as to develop a research program that engages students. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with the college-wide research initiatives in energy, sustainability, biomedicine, and education research.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in organic chemistry or an aligned area which will complement the existing strengths of the department. A commitment to teaching excellence, active-learning and student engagement; strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to collegiality and teamwork. Postdoctoral and prior teaching experience will be considered favorably. Authorization to work in the U.S.
Internal Number: 19-17F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.