Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry – Tenure-Track

Location
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Salary
Minimum starting salary $48,000
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Nov 12, 2017
Field of specialization
Organic
Job Type
Full time

For a complete job description see:  www.nmhu.edu/jobs

The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level along with leading a research program involving undergraduate and Master level students. Faculty will be expected to serve as student mentor and advisor in keeping with the university’s mission.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach (normal teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year);
  • Conduct scholarly activities such as research in organic chemistry and publish findings in professional journals;
  • Establish an independent, innovative, externally–supported research program;
  • Hold office hours as required;
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula;
  • Prepare and teach selected courses within chemistry program to undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Serve on committees, meetings as part of university service;
  • Supervise students or technicians in lab;
  • Maintain regular attendance;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EDUCATION:  Doctorate in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ABD will be considered but degree must be completed by hiring date)

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • None

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Skill and expertise in the classroom;
  • Ability in the use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy;
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body;
  • Ability to develop effective methodology for the integration of teaching and research;
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to teach graduate level courses;
  • Ability to supervise graduate student research;
  • Ability to supervise graduate internships.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged use of computer with repetitive hand motions;
  • Speak/Hear within a normal range;
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

WORK ENVIROMENT:

  • Work is performed in an office/classroom setting.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:   Candidates must submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of research plans (maximum 3 pages); 4) statement of teaching philosophy (1 page); 5) Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, 6) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references.

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Jiao Chen: jiaochen@nmhu.edu .

References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interviews and official transcripts should be requested upon

acceptance of the on campus interview.

New Mexico Highlands University

Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Box 9000

Las Vegas, NM  87701

 

Email applications will be accepted:  jobs@nmhu.edu

 

      For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or hr@nmhu.edu

NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

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