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Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is establishing a three-year pool of temporary faculty ending February 28, 2022. Faculty in this pool could be called upon to teach undergraduate laboratories and/or lectures for majors and non-majors courses during the academic year, winter session, and/or summer sessions as needed. Most course needs are 100-level lectures and labs for general education and/or science majors; there may be occasional upper-level course needs.

Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemistry Education, or a related field. Prior experience teaching and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations are preferred. Upper-level course openings will require expertise in the needed area. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Michael Borland, Chairperson of Search and Screen Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg University of PA, 237 Hartline Science Center, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

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Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until February 28, 2022. Finalists for positions selected from this pool must communicate well and must successfully complete an interview process and/or teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hire is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background check. Completion of this search is contingent upon available funding.

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Elwell Hall, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: 570-389-4808; Email:

How to Apply

Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).