Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Penn State University

Penn State Brandywine
Campus City:
Media, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Brandywine


Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (36 week) to begin August 2020 (or as negotiated). Responsibilities: Teach 9 credit/contact hours each semester of general and organic chemistry in lower and upper division classes and labs, using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or weekend classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations. Participate in course, curriculum and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Supervise undergraduate research projects. Commitment to active and collaborative learning, and instructional use of technology. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry and expertise in experimental organic chemistry are required. Evidence of potential research and publications is expected. Prior college-level teaching experience including evidence of experience in only/hybrid delivery. Candidates who enrich our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Brandywine is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide and shares in the University’s international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and service. It is a suburban, undergraduate campus located on 90 acres on the western side of the greater Philadelphia region, and enrolls approximately 1500 students. Penn State Brandywine offers the first two years of study for most of Penn State`s more than 160 degree programs. In addition, students may enroll on campus in twelve baccalaureate degrees, and three associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Brandywine have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. For more information about the campus, visit For more information about Penn State University, visit: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single PDF document. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. All employees must pass a criminal background check. Closing Date: Application review begins on November 18, 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088