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Visiting Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

 Franklin College Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Franklin College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry position beginning in August 2020. The position is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. We provide a strong, active, and tailored liberal arts education through small class sizes and intentional relationships between students and their faculty mentors. Located about 20 miles from downtown Indianapolis, we support purposeful and practical academic experiences in and out of the classroom that leverage this location as students pursue personal, intellectual and professional growth. Please see www.FranklinCollege.edu for more details.

The ideal candidate for this position will offer an engaging General Chemistry course, as well as courses in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis for science majors. The opportunity exists for the new hire to develop an elective course of their choosing in their second year. Candidates who can demonstrate a dedication to teaching, a commitment to engaging students by creatively utilizing our existing analytical instruments (GC-MS, AA, HPLC etc.) either through course deliveries or special projects, the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the College’s continuing commitment to diversity, and a genuine interest in working with undergraduates in a small-college liberal arts setting will be given preference. Applicants with Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and college-level teaching experience are highly preferred. However, those with Ph.D.in a closely-related will also be considered. ABD candidates will be required to have completed their Ph.D. by August 10, 2020.

The hire will join the department and the college at a time of exciting curricular change, and a renovated and expanded science building that highlights student research and collaboration. The historically strong Chemistry program is committed to delivering fundamentals needed in the market today through increasingly immersive and hands-on methods of teaching and learning. The college is embarking on a similar initiative campus-wide.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit a complete application (electronic submissions preferred) including letter of application, teaching statement, Curriculum Vita, transcripts, and student course evaluations via the application link –Franklin College Faculty Application.Three letters of recommendation should be submitted independently to humanresources@FranklinCollege.edu.


Distinguished Professor – Pharmaceutical Chemistry

University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a Distinguished Professor position in the broad area of pharmaceutical chemistry. The Linda Sayed Distinguished Professor of Chemistry is a faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate is expected to maintain excellence in research with a vigorous, externally funded program, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry. The successful candidate is also expected to have a significant influence on the development of a new Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The envisioned start date for this position is August 2020.

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Assistant Professor – Marine/Atmospheric Chemistry

University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of marine or atmospheric chemistry. Ideally, the successful candidate will start August 2020. The successful applicant will enhance the department’s existing strengths in marine and atmospheric chemistry. He/she will be expected to establish a nationally recognized, externally funded research program, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, mentor postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The applicant must have significant background in analytical chemistry because teaching duties include courses in this field. UNCW is anticipating approval for a Ph.D. in Applied Coastal and Ocean Sciences to begin in August 2022.

The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation on both the main campus and at the Center for Marine Science located 7 miles away on the Intracoastal Waterway. Information about the department and CMS can be found at uncw.edu/chem and uncw.edu/cms.

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Open Rank Professor of Biochemistry

Soka University of America

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a position for a full-time tenure-track Professorship (Open-Rank) in Biochemistry beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to excite and interest students in small classroom and laboratory settings and to develop a productive program of research and scholarship. This position will support SUA’s new Concentration in Life Sciences and Pre-Health Program housed in a new state-of the-art science teaching and research facility. The teaching responsibilities of this position include developing and teaching new biochemistry and interdisciplinary classroom and/or laboratory courses for these programs. In addition, the faculty member may develop and teach courses designed for students not concentrating in Life Science that meet the General Education course requirements in Biological Science or Physical Science. All faculty members also teach at least one course in SUA’s cross-disciplinary General Education curriculum (Core, Modes of Inquiry, or Learning Cluster; for course descriptions, see our catalog at www.soka.edu). All courses should engage students via project-based and active learning approaches suitable for small class sizes. The teaching load per academic year is five courses.

SUA is a selective four-year institution offering a challenging B.A. in the liberal arts. The university is committed to cross-disciplinary education and aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and students through mentorship. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights to the happiness of the individual and the world provides the founding impetus for the university and its mission. SUA is open to students of all nationalities and beliefs and is committed to diversity in its academic community.  About half of SUA students have come from the US, and half have come from over 45 other countries.

Qualifications: Applicants from all fields of biochemistry are welcome with preference for interdisciplinary researchers in fields relevant to our new life sciences concentration, which is designed to prepare students for careers in biology, medicine, and public health. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or an appropriate area, and preferably will have postdoctoral experience. Applicants should be versatile enough to teach outside their area of specialization, such as organic chemistry or other chemistry courses, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

Benefits / Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. All full-time faculty members are eligible for medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

Deadline for applications:  Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2019 and continue till the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one to two-page statement of teaching philosophy (which should also address how the candidate would fulfill the teaching responsibilities described above), evidence of teaching effectiveness, a one-page statement of research interests and three confidential letters of recommendation to be addressed to Bryan Penprase, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty and submitted directly from referees through the Interfolio platform. Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.

Please apply by clicking on this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/65303 

Email:  facultyrecruiting@soka.edu


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Western Washington University

Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in analytical chemistry beginning September 15, 2020.  The Chemistry Department and the College of Sciences and Engineering support Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities.  We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this faculty position.  Attached is a short handout with more information about the position.  A full job description and online application may be found at: https://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497190/assistant-professor-analytical-chemistry.

WWU is a primarily undergraduate state institution (about 15,000 students) in Bellingham, WA, 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia and 90 miles north of Seattle.  We have developed a strong undergraduate research culture that values excellence in research and teaching.

This is a new tenure-track faculty line in analytical chemistry.  I encourage you to share this information with your network including post-doctoral fellows, alumni, and graduating students from your program. While post-doctoral experience is a preferred qualification, recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.  Any questions about the position may be addressed to Prof. Steven Emory at (360) 650-7437 or steven.emory@wwu.edu.


Tenure-Track Chemistry Position – Open Area

The Hope College Chemistry Department

The Hope College Chemistry Department (www.hope.edu/academic/chemistry) invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position, open to all areas of chemistry, to start in Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The Chemistry Department is a national leader in undergraduate research. The development of a strong, externally-funded research program involving undergraduate students is expected. Teaching responsibilities will be split between classroom and laboratory courses in the candidate’s field of expertise and the introductory chemistry program. Application materials must be submitted electronically via www.hope.edu/employment/faculty. Review of completed applications will begin September 16. A subset of candidates will be asked to be available for a video interview.