Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic), Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky
Feb 07, 2019
Mar 09, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, Materials, Organic, Organometallic, Polymers
Job Type
Full time

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Department of Chemistry, Murray State University. Full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2019. Murray State University is a public, regional institution in western Kentucky. The Department of Chemistry offers an ACS-certified undergraduate degree as well as master's degree programs.

Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, engaging in research resulting in refereed publications, and providing university and regional service. Teaching will be primarily in organic chemistry, but may include other areas as needed.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Earned doctorate in chemistry completed by position start date.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
The successful candidate must show the potential to develop a research program that complements existing areas of expertise within the Department of Chemistry, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals indicating the ability to thrive in a research-intensive setting. Preferred areas of research include synthetic organic, bio-organic, organometallic, or polymer/materials science. Teaching experience in a laboratory or classroom setting is preferred. ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment will be considered.