Chemistry, Assistant Professor (Inorganic Chemistry), Tenure-Track
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 26963
Job Description Summary:
This position involves maintaining a competitive, externally funded research program and participating in undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching. Candidates will contribute to teaching inorganic chemistry and/or other portions of the curriculum (based on the candidate's preference and expertise). In addition to teaching and pursuing their own scholarship, candidates are expected to involve undergraduate students in research and to engage in service for the department, college, and university.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and have completed or currently hold a postdoctoral appointment. Evidence of significant scholarly activity in both the prior doctoral and postdoctoral positions is expected. Candidates in all areas of inorganic chemistry are encouraged to apply. Candidates in adjacent fields of materials science, physical chemistry, or analytical chemistry with appropriate teaching experience in inorganic chemistry will also be considered. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for classroom instructional excellence and a strong ethic of student mentorship or provide evidence of such capacities. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.