Professor, Visiting Professor, or Lecturer of Chemistry and Physics (2 positions) for Fall 2017

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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a full-time faculty position (all levels) as a Professor, Visiting Professor or Lecturer of Chemistry and Physics (2 positions).

Chemistry: All specializations of chemistry are encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in biochemistry or bioinorganic chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach introductory chemistry courses as well as upper-division courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Department faculty members are expected to engage in an active research program involving undergraduate students. Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in chemistry or biochemistry is desired.

Physics: Candidates with the capacity to teach Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, and/or Quantum Mechanics are desired.  Familiarity with experiential teaching through labs is expected. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in Physics is desired.

The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers undergraduate degrees of biochemistry, physics, and is introducing a chemistry major in Fall 2017.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research summary including how that research would involve student participation, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and a statement relating the University's Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching.  Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application.

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu. Otherwise, materials should be sent to: Kathy Phelps, Director of Human Resources, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.