Department Chair and Professor

Missouri S & T, Rolla
Aug 04, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Department Chair and Professor

Institution: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Location: Rolla, MO

Category: Faculty - Science - Chemistry

Posted: 08/04/2017

Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at the Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time appointment at the rank of full professor, to begin Fall Semester 2018, serving as chair of the department. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and excellence in research, teaching and service. The department has a highly research active tenured and tenure-track faculty of 20 with a strategic plan for continued growth as a flagship department on campus ( The chemistry building is currently undergoing an extensive state funded renovation including teaching and research laboratory spaces and instrumentation.

 Outstanding candidates with an internationally recognized research program in any area of chemistry will be considered. The new chair will help to recruit new faculty and shape our vision for the future.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities.  Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.  Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in chemistry and in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication.  With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field and a strong track record in research, teaching, and service, with demonstrated leadership capabilities.


Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter including a vision statement for chairing the department and curriculum vitae to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resources Office at All submitted application materials must have the position reference number 00067730 to be processed.  Review of applications will begin on October 15th; and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The university participates in E-verify. For more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.