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Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry
Duquesne University

Date Posted Jul. 13, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry
University Duquesne University
Department Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the area of physical chemistry starting August 2019.

Duquesne’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department combines world-class research with the intimacy and attention of a small liberal arts college. For students, this means unequaled access to a faculty renowned for ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research and scholarship, working on real-life problems. Our commitment to Duquesne’s Teacher-Scholar Model also means that our faculty brings their newly-minted knowledge straight from the lab to the graduate or undergraduate classroom and constantly strives to develop and disseminate fresh ways to bring new ideas and skills to our students. Our distinctive departmental culture and close partnership with Duquesne’s Center for Teaching Excellence makes us better teachers and helps our students polish their communication and teaching skills.


The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D., and preferably have post-doctoral experience. Candidates with research interests that complement existing research on campus and who show exceptional promise in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are encouraged to apply.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region’s HERC (

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application for this faculty appointment, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), a description of proposed research projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 1, 2018.

  • Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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Contact Information

  • Marla D. Bradford
    Office of Human Resource Management
    Duquesne University
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
  • 412.396.1403
  • 412-396-2236


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