Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado
$56,000 per year plus full benefits and paid holidays.
Aug 28, 2018
Sep 27, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time


Required: Undergraduate degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. (by August 15, 2019) in analytical chemistry or closely related field. Experience in environmental chemistry preferred. Post-doctoral experience preferred.

Candidates for the position need to demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to:

  • Excellence in classroom and laboratory teaching at all levels
  • Mentoring and teaching students with diverse academic backgrounds
  • Developing a strong, externally funded undergraduate research program
  • Teaching chemistry courses within the liberal arts context

Teaching responsibilities:

The applicant will be expected to develop and implement a new Environmental Chemistry course. Additional teaching responsibilities include the introductory chemistry lecture and laboratories, research-based senior seminar courses, quantitative analysis, instrumental analytical chemistry lecture and labs and other courses in the candidate's area of expertise. The ability to instruct in the use of modern analytical methods will be expected.

Application Process: Electronic submission.   Application packets should be e-mailed directly to with the subject line “Last Name – Analytical Application”.
Inquiries may be sent to: CCOLE@FORTLEWIS.EDU
The application packet must be saved as a single pdf file with a filename “Last Name – Analytical Application”. A complete application will include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (3) a letter of interest addressing the required qualifications, (4) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, (5) a statement of proposed research in sufficient detail to be able to be transformed into an external research proposal and (6) three letters of reference. These documents should be in ordered (1)–(6) in the single pdf file submitted for ease of evaluation.

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