Two Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Kent State University
Kent, OH
Oct 20, 2017
Dec 25, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Chemistry and Biochemistry

[Job #988785 & Job #999538]

Kent Campus – Kent, OH

Opportunity: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University Kent Campus seeks to fill two tenure track or tenured faculty positions in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Exceptional candidates from all areas of chemistry and biochemistry are encouraged to apply. Current departmental needs exist primarily in analytical and experimental physical chemistry and physical biochemistry. The successful applicants are expected to establish highly productive extramurally funded research programs, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field and, for tenure track applicants, post-doctoral experience. Candidates at the associate and full professor levels would be expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding. Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.

In recent years Kent State University has made major investments in campus infrastructure including a substantial renovation of the Chemistry and Biochemistry building and the opening of a new Integrated Science Building. This 66,000 sq. ft., building houses classrooms, instructional labs, research lab space and faculty offices for the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences and Physics.

Application Process: All applicants should upload the cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of plans for future research, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Applicants for tenured position(s) should provide contact information for three referees. Applicants for tenure track position(s) should send unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and arrange for direct submission of three letters of recommendation from referees directly to or by mail to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, PO Box 5190 Kent OH 44242-0001. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. Must pass a background check.

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