Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry tenure track

Location
Marquette, Michigan
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 11, 2018
Closes
Dec 11, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Position: The Department of Chemistry at Northern Michigan University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Chemistry.  This is a campus-based, tenure-track position with a focus in analytical chemistry to begin in August 2019.

The Department of Chemistry has fourteen full-time faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in ACS-certified chemistry, biochemistry, forensic biochemistry, and medicinal plant chemistry.  Further information about the department can be found at http://www.nmu.edu/chemistry.  Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life.  See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Assistant Professor will help teach sophomore-level analytical chemistry and senior-level instrumentation courses.  Responsibilities also include establishing a research program in analytical chemistry that would actively involve undergraduates. Appropriate levels of departmental and university service is a part of the position’s responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:  Earned Ph.D in Chemistry, Biohemistry or a closely related field.  Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:  Oral and written communication skills and time management skills; commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching; ability to develop research projects appropriate for NMU undergraduate student involvement; problem-solving skills and laboratory-diagnostic capabilities; ability to work well with instructional team, including but not limited to fellow instructors and laboratory assistants.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:  Post-doctoral experience; teaching experience at the university level; experience with a range of modern instrumentation; willingness to participate in departmental activities.

Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted through November 30, 2019. Applications received after that date will not be considered.  All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three references. To apply for this position please visit:  https://employMe.nmu.edu

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.