Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition for you and your immediate family, discounted tuition at the Stella Niagara school, 35-hour work weeks, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and half-day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and a Tim Hortons in a beautiful park-like setting.

Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.

The Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics at Niagara University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of chemistry position, beginning August 2023. Niagara University is a private liberal arts institution sponsored by the Vincentian Community, located on the US-Canada border near Niagara Falls, NY. Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in chemistry, or a closely related field, and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service at the undergraduate level. The instructional focus must include analytical and instrumental chemistry however, candidates with broad interdisciplinary strengths in environmental, medicinal, and materials science are strongly desired. Prior undergraduate teaching experience is preferred as well as the willingness to instruct service courses to both major and non-major students. The selected individual will be expected to develop an innovative research program while incorporating undergraduates in that endeavor and contribute to service activities at the departmental, college, and university levels. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda including instrumentation/budgetary needs, statement of teaching philosophy including inclusive pedagogy, and unofficial transcripts to Niagara University online through ApplicantPro. Arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed directly to Dr. Christopher S. Stoj, Chairperson: Dept. of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics ( for full consideration. A review of applications will commence in early 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

All newly hired employees must provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination or submit their request for an exemption on religious or medical grounds within seven (7) calendar days from their employment start date.

Niagara University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, pregnancy-related condition, ex-offender status, military status, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

The university also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This statement protects and covers the conduct of all employees without regard to job title or status.

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