Two Tenure-Track Positions in Biochemistry & Analytical Chemistry at University of Northern Colorado

Location
Greeley, Colorado
Salary
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 13, 2017
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Northern Colorado announces two tenure-track positions with the start date of Fall 2018, both at the Assistant Professor level.

Analytical Chemistry (Position Number:  F99553): The successful candidate will instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in analytical chemistry and forensic chemistry, and other courses in chemistry as needed.  The candidate will provide strong service to the department, college and university, as well as be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program in analytical or forensic chemistry involving both undergraduate and graduate students. This position requires an earned doctorate in Analytical Chemistry or closely related field. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate potential for teaching, scholarly productivity, ability to secure external funding, and serving the university and profession. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience or related work experience, research that complement existing research in the Department, and a background or interest in forensic chemistry.

Biochemistry (Position Number:  F99278): The successful candidate will instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in biochemistry, and other courses in chemistry as needed.  The candidate will provide strong service to the department, college and university, as well as be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program in biochemistry involving both undergraduate and graduate students. This position requires an earned doctorate in Biochemistry or Chemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate potential for teaching, scholarly productivity, ability to secure external funding, and an interest in serving the profession. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience and research that complement existing research in the Department.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs.  Dependents and spouses of UNC employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants.  These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position. Opportunities for summer instruction may be available.

Requested Start Date:

August 13, 2018.

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin on October 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at  https://careers.unco.edu and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” then choose “Assistant Professor – Analytical Chemistry” or “Assistant Professor – Biochemistry”. Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research summary, unofficial or official copies of graduate and undergraduate school transcripts, and the names and contact information of at least three references.  Reference letters will be solicited via email from that list and will be electronically submitted. Additional information or questions about the position should be directed by email to: chemistry@unco.edu or by mail to: Analytical or Biochemistry Search Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 98, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639.

Additional Requirements:

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made.  The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

Location and Environment:

The University of Northern Colorado is a Doctoral/Research University enrolling 13,000+ graduate and undergraduate students.  The university, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 100,000 and is situated an hour north of Denver and 30 miles east of the Rocky Mountains.  Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at  http://www.unco.edu.

Additional Information:

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the

Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado.  Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants.  Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.  For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO  80639, or call 970-351-2718.