Chemistry Faculty Positions (Tenure-Track and Fixed-Term)
Penn State Altoona seeks outstanding applicants for one tenure-track position in Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level and one full-time fixed-term multi-year position in Chemistry starting fall 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely-related field and a strong interest in undergraduate instruction. Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses for science, engineering, and non-science majors, and upper division lecture/laboratory courses in the candidate's area of specialty. Those applying for the tenure track position must have a demonstrated ability to develop an effective research program; those with postdoctoral experience are preferred. Research with undergraduates is expected and supported. While qualified applicants in all areas will be considered, applicants in Environmental Chemistry (either experimental or theoretical) are particularly encouraged to apply in support of our BS in Environmental Studies program. Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is a largely residential campus of about 3,6000 students offering twenty-six baccalaureate degrees and the first two years of 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Only 40 miles from the University Park campus, Penn State Altoona offers the advantages of small college teaching with the readily available resources of a major research university. Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package. Applicants should upload: a cover letter establishing their qualifications and for which position they are applying (the tenure track or fixed-term position or both); a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; a brief statement of current and future research interests (for those applying for the tenure track position); undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of an interview); a minimum of three letters of reference (at least one specifically addressing teaching). Please combine materials to fit appropriated space. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web page at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/. For additional information about our chemistry faculty and program, please see our web site at http://www.aa.psu.edu/chemistry/.
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