Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Bioanalytical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on August 1, 2017.
A Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related field is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful applicant is expected to develop a competitive externally funded research program in bioanalytical chemistry, broadly defined. An ability to forge collaborations with other departments as well as other universities or government agencies is desired. The successful candidate must be able to show evidence of strong teaching skills. Teaching duties typically include first year chemistry courses, upper-level chemistry courses, and involvement in the department's innovative advanced laboratory sequences.
Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with contact information for references, a detailed 3 to 5 page research plan, and a 1 to 2 page teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly from individuals who are able to comment on the applicant's teaching and research skills via: https://apply.interfolio.com/37127. Inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee Chair (electronic communication preferred, firstname.lastname@example.org, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20016). Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
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