• Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a related field at the start of the appointment.
• Experience teaching undergraduate students,
• Demonstrated potential for research involving undergraduates, and
• Instrumentation skills appropriate to support an undergraduate organic chemistry curriculum.
To Apply: Online applications are REQUIRED at: https://jobs.uwrf.edu/
A completed application will include:
• Your curriculum vitae (resume);
• A letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter);
• A statement, not to exceed five pages, describing:
o Your teaching interests, experience, and philosophy, including any evidence of successful teaching at the college level;
o Your research and scholarly activity agenda, including a summary of research experience and research plans appropriate for a predominantly undergraduate institution. (Other Document);
• Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired);
• A list of 3-4 references who can comment on your teaching ability, experience and/or professional preparation, including the references’ relationship to the candidate, the references’ phone number and the references’ email address;
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Department of Chemistry
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Materials not submitted electronically cannot be considered. The names of all nominees and applicants who have not requested confidentiality in writing, and identities of all finalists must be released upon request. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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