Full-time Faculty in ChemistryUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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The University of Dubuque is a private, four-year, co-educational professional University with a focus in the liberal arts. Founded in 1852, the University has a 154-year heritage of uncompromising commitment to academic excellence and spiritual growth. Located in the heart of the city on a scenic 77-acre campus, the University of Dubuque offers programs in the undergraduate and graduate college and in the graduate theological seminary. The University’s mission of encouraging intellectual, moral, and spiritual development dates back to the University's founding. Through its history, the university has been known as a place of educational opportunity. Even today, a large portion of its students are first-generation college students. Twenty percent of the student population is comprised of men and women from underrepresented populations. The University of Dubuque’s welcoming interfaith community of 1,500 students comes from across the country and around the globe. A small campus community, the University offers a 15 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Students can earn the bachelor’s degree in 16 areas, as well as a master of business administration (MBA) and master of arts in communication (MAC) degrees. As members of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, university men and women compete in 19 conference sports, as well as participating in a variety of intramural athletics and wellness classes. The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and awards master of divinity, master of arts in religion, and doctor of ministry degrees. One of the advantages of theological education at UDTS is the university of which it is a part. The UDTS is the only Presbyterian seminary that is integrally part of a university. The seminary emphasizes the local church as the central focus and model for ministry, while also training students for ministry in nontraditional settings. Deeply grounded as a Presbyterian seminary, UDTS also serves students from a variety of other denominations.
Tenure-Track Position in Chemistry
The University of Dubuque’s Department of Natural and Applied Sciences is seeking to fill a Full-time Tenure-track Faculty position in Chemistry beginning August, 2018 (January 2018 start considered). Applicants must be committed to educating the next generation of chemists. The successful candidate will teach advanced chemistry courses in their specialty areas as well as introductory courses and will be interested in mentoring student-driven undergraduate research. An interest in attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups is desirable. We are a collaborative and creative faculty who work hard to integrate diverse strengths into our department. Our preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely aligned field, exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.
About the University of Dubuque: Established in 1852, the University of Dubuque is a small, private university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA) offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary programs. More information on the University’s mission and vision can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/MissionVisionValues/. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to this mission. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are especially welcome.
About Dubuque, Iowa: Dubuque, Iowa, is a Mississippi River city of 60,000 people that serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, UD Employment application form (located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/), graduate-level transcripts, contact information for three references, a statement of personal teaching philosophy, and a research statement to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE