MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY – ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
The Department of Chemistry at Minot State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Analytical Chemistry. This appointment will be at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2017.
A PhD in Chemistry by time of appointment is expected. Candidates who are ABD may be considered but must have PhD by the contract start date. We seek someone with a background in Analytical Chemistry. Priority will be given to applicants with experience and commitment to high-quality teaching as well as research involving undergraduates, and service to the University and community.
The position is a tenure track position with a nine month contract. Teaching expectations include Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry as well as introductory courses (possibilities include Survey of Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, Chemistry of the Environment and General Chemistry). The expected teaching load is 12 Equated Load Hours per semester. Lab and recitation sections are multiplied by a factor of 2/3 so weekly contact hours average 16.
Applicants for the position should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and active engagement in research and service. Research expectations include development of an active research program that would ideally include studies involving undergraduate students.
THE UNIVERSITY ?
MSU is a public institution of higher education with approximately 3300 students enrolled. Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Candidates interested in helping us achieve this goal are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information. ?
The Chemistry program is part of the Division of Science within the College of Arts and Science. There are four tenure-track chemistry faculty positions, one special contract position, and one adjunct position. The programs offers three bachelors degrees. One is a Bachelor of Science in Education and the other two are of Bachelor of Arts degrees. One of the BA degrees is very similar to to the ACS certified degree. The other BA degree is more general in nature. Our institution is one where the faculty work closely with the students in courses and in carrying out research. Student engagement is important at Minot State University, and in the sciences research is a vital part of that engagement process. In addition to basic lab equipment, the department is well equipped for a variety of research. Available instrumentation includes Atomic Absorption, X-Ray Diffraction, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Inductively Coupled Plasma, Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, FTIR, and Electroanalytical instrumentation.
Candidates must submit a complete application packet which includes a completed faculty employment application, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and three letters of recommendation. The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. The faculty employment application can be accessed at www.minotstateu.edu/hr/pdf/msu_faculty_app.pdf.
Applications may be submitted electronically to email@example.com. Or mailed to
Dr. Bob Crackel
Chemistry Search Committee Chair
Division of Science
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone number 701-858-3852
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. However, applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.
Minot State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. MSU supports ND veteran's preference laws, though the laws do not apply to this position. Inquiries or complaints regarding equal employment educational opportunities or the affirmative action program should be directed to the Affirmative Action Office.
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