Multiple faculty positions in Chemistry

Location
Oxford, Georgia
Salary
Competitive, with Benefits
Posted
Aug 30, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Ref
74691BR, 74692BR
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Materials
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Oxford College of Emory University is accepting applications for two faculty positions in Chemistry: Assistant Professor tenure track, and Chemistry Lecturer.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure-track (requisition 74692BR)

All applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/44131

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure- track, to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will teach Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses across the first and second year curriculum for both science and non-science majors, and will be instrumental in supporting the incorporation of inorganic chemistry throughout the curriculum as well as the application of materials chemistry in the laboratories. Emory University is in the process of implementing an HHMI-funded curriculum redesign including an emphasis on the first two years of the Chemistry major. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the Chemistry curriculum of the future by participating in the development of new courses and laboratories utilizing Oxford’s just-opened, state-of-the-art science facility designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM. 

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD in Inorganic Chemistry or closely related area is required.

Experience teaching first and second-year college-level Chemistry courses is strongly preferred.  Individuals with a background in materials Chemistry, experience with inquiry-based teaching, student-centered learning, and engaging students in investigative laboratory exercises are particularly encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/44131. The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin October 15, 2017.

 

CHEMISTRY LECTURER (requisition 74691BR)

All applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/43887

Laboratory Coordinator/Lecturer in Chemistry to begin August 2018.The primary responsibilities of this position are the management of teaching laboratories and the physical preparation of multiple sections of first and second year chemistry courses, including participation in the development and implementation of a new 200-level laboratory course focused on macromolecules. Management of the teaching laboratories includes supervision of laboratory preparation and undergraduate student workers, equipment maintenance, ordering, and compliance with environmental health and safety. The first semester of employment will be focused on setting up for the new Macromolecules course. Every semester thereafter, the position will include teaching laboratory and/or lecture courses.

Emory University is in the process of implementing an HHMI-funded curriculum redesign including an emphasis on the first two years of the Chemistry major. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the laboratory curriculum of the future. In 2016, Oxford opened a state-of-the-art science facility designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD in biochemistry or a closely related area at the time of appointment, with specific laboratory skills in molecular biology including the expression, purification, and characterization of bacterial proteins.

Individuals who have at least two years of experience training undergraduate students in the laboratory, interest in developing discovery-based laboratory experiences for undergraduates, and experience with the characterization of various types of biological polymers are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of reference via Interfolio:  http://apply.interfolio.com/43887 The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin November 15, 2017.

The Oxford College of Emory University campus is 36 miles east of Atlanta.

One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory Bachelors degree.  We’re interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit http://oxford.emory.edu/hiring

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