Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Location
Hamilton, New York
Salary
Salary and Benefits
Posted
Aug 02, 2018
Closes
Sep 01, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Colgate University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the Chemistry Department at the Assistant Professor level. A PhD is required. Duties will include contributing to the foundational and advanced curriculum in biochemistry, as well as introductory chemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to direct an active undergraduate research program in biochemistry or related interdisciplinary fields. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in university-wide programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The Department offers strong BA programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry and has excellent facilities for research. New faculty members receive generous start-up support. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported; one year of research is required of all senior majors, and student stipends for summer research are available.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11507. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in a one-page statement how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. The description of teaching interests should include a consideration of how the candidate can contribute to the biochemistry curriculum in addition to addressing their broader approach to teaching. Evaluation of applications will begin September 28 and will continue until the position is filled. Colgate is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college in the beautiful Chenango Valley of central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. For more information about the department, please browse our web site at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/chemistry.

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