Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Sep 29, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Carthage College invites applications for a tenure-track position in organic chemistry starting August 2018.  A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.  Candidates from all areas of organic chemistryare encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join an ACS-approved department and will teach Organic and General Chemistry as well as courses in one's area of expertise.  Additional requirements include a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, submission of grant proposals, and the establishment of a productive research program with undergraduates.

 The Carthage Chemistry Department is ACS approved and is housed in a newly expanded and renovated science center. New instrumentation includes a 400-MHz NMR, GC-MS, GC, MP-AES, HPLC, and IC. The College offers small class sizes, start-up funds for research, and the opportunity to work closely with undergraduates in both the classroom and laboratory.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references to the "Resume Upload" section.Applications will be reviewed as received, but for best consideration, applications should be received by October 20, 2017. Questions may be directed to Chem-search@carthage.edu

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.