Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry (tenure-track)

Eckerd College
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Commensurate with experience
Aug 15, 2018
Oct 14, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Organic Chemist, Eckerd College.  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, tenure-track position, to start in September, 2019.  Ph.D. in Chemistry required. Teach seven courses (3-1-3) per year, with primary responsibility teaching our two-semester organic chemistry sequence (lecture and lab).  Candidates will preferably have postdoctoral and teaching experience, be strongly committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and will involve them in a program of research and publication.  The James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences, housing the biology and chemistry departments, opened in 2013 and features the latest in laboratory and computer technology.  Available instrumentation includes AA, scanning and diode-array UV-vis, FTIR, Bruker 300 MHz NMR, HPLC-IC, GC-FID, GC-MS, Protein Chromatography System, Fluorescence Microplate Reader, and Electrochemical Equipment.  For more information about Eckerd College chemistry, see:

Participation in the college's interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in a two-semester first-year course.  Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence.   Submit a letter of application, vita, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations (if available), a description of research plans and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, via Applications must be complete by October 19, 2018. Inquiries may be sent to Greg Felton: EOE.  Applications from women/minorities encouraged.

Eckerd College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college with a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence.  The college is situated on a 188-acre waterfront campus on Tampa Bay, with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.  The chemistry department is located in the Center for Molecular and Life Sciences, a state-of-the-art laboratory facility that opened in 2013.