Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Gannon University
Erie, Pennsylvania
May 31 2019
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Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


The Gannon University Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences seeks an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This one-year appointment is a nine-month position that begins August 2019. The successful candidate will teach 24 credit hours in the academic year. Specific teaching responsibilities will include physiological and general chemistry lectures and laboratories for science and health professions majors. The candidate may have the opportunity to teach additional introductory or upper-level courses within the chemistry curriculum that align with the candidate’s expertise. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a closely-related field. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Following this initial temporary appointment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for a teaching track faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, to begin August 2020.

Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie. The University is close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a regional tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to

Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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