Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Orange, California
August 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) at Chapman University seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, effective Fall 2018.

Chapman University offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the Schmid College of Science & Technology is available at


Requirements include a Ph.D. in chemistry, with subsequent specialization in Organic Chemistry. The successful candidate will have a strong research record, excellent teaching skills, and an interest in mentoring undergraduate student researchers.


The candidate will teach in the introductory level organic chemistry sequence and upper division chemistry electives. The candidate is also expected to establish a successful research program with undergraduate student involvement.

Contact Information

Application review will begin October 1, 2017. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.  Candidates should submit application materials electronically at the following link:

  • Cover letter that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the research, educational, and diversity & inclusion missions of Chapman University.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Research statement
  • Completed faculty employment application
  • Three letters of recommendation

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


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