Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry

University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut
Nov 16, 2018
Dec 16, 2018
Field of specialization
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Full time

University of New Haven Search 18-29F

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in organic chemistry beginning August 2019. The Department consists of fifteen full-time faculty (eleven chemists and four chemical engineers). The Department has experienced unprecedented growth during the past several years, along with the University in general. The University of New Haven offers several science-intensive programs that require advanced undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in organic chemistry or an aligned area which will complement the existing strengths of the department. A commitment to teaching excellence, active-learning and student engagement; strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to collegiality and teamwork. Postdoctoral and prior teaching experience will be considered favorably. Authorization to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach organic chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and advanced courses in the area of expertise, as well as to develop a research program that engages students. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with college-wide research initiatives in energy, sustainability, biomedicine, and education research.

Program Profile: The chemistry program consists of eleven full-time faculty. The program has experienced unprecedented growth during the past several years, along with the University in general. The University of New Haven offers several science- intensive programs that require advanced undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses.

About the University: The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.

Diversity and Inclusion: The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.

Application Process: All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their academic and/or industrial experiences relevant to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a brief statement of research plans, 5) a diversity and inclusion statement, and 6) contact information for at least three professional references. All materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57880

University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer