The Chemistry Department at Augsburg College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in organic/bioorganic chemistry, beginning September, 2017. Review of applications will begin October 24, 2016.
Augsburg’s Chemistry Department is an ACS certified program. Faculty members actively engage in both pedagogical innovations and faculty-directed undergraduate research. The Department expects to move into a new facility, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business and Religion, featuring state-of-the-art classrooms, teaching labs and dedicated faculty-student research space, in spring 2018.
Candidates should demonstrate effectiveness in teaching and research expertise in organic or bioorganic chemistry areas. Successful candidate will teach organic chemistry lectures and labs and a bioorganic chemistry lecture. Opportunities to design and teach courses in candidate’s area of expertise as electives may be available.
To apply for this position, please go to http://www.augsburg.edu/hr, and submit the following documents (merge into one PDF file, please):
- Cover letter
- Complete curriculum vitae
- Copies of graduate transcripts or proof of doctoral degree
- 2-page statement of research plans
- 1-page statement of teaching philosophy
As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified to provide reference letters. Inquiries about this position may be directed to Prof. Vivian Feng: email@example.com.
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