Job Posting - Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employee Type: Full Time
Location: Angola, Indiana


The Department of Science at Trine University invites applications for a full-time faculty position beginning August 2019 with a specialization in inorganic/ organometallic chemistry. 

 Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education in both the classroom and the laboratory.  Primary teaching responsibilities will focus on general chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry lectures and laboratories with the possibility to create additional upper-level courses.  In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in campus culture, contribute to a highly collaborative department, engage in undergraduate student research, and advise and mentor students. 

Department Statement

The Department of Science at Trine University is a part of the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences, and offers B.S. degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and forensic science.  The department is housed in the Best Hall of Science and has recently moved into a new $6.6 million, 26,000 square-foot addition.  The addition includes new organic, biochemistry and physical/inorganic chemistry laboratories as well as space for student research.  The department is well equipped with modern instrumentation for both teaching and research, with significant additions including: three GCs, GCMS, HPLC, microwave plasma spectrometer, FTIR and NMR (60 MHz) with multi-element probe, having been made within the last five years. 

 Application materials including, a detailed curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required Education

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required however promising ABD candidates will also be considered.  Candidates with a background in NMR are especially encouraged to apply. 

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


Full-time, faculty-line salary and benefit schedule. 

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.