Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1 Year)

Employer
Utica College
Location
Utica, New York
Salary
Will discuss with Dean at offer
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Closes
Jul 12, 2019
Field of specialization
Education
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1 Year)

The Department of Chemistry at Utica College invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses in our General Chemistry sequence and our Liberal Arts Chemistry courses. While most sections will be in our General Chemistry sequence, there will be an opportunity to teach upper level courses in the area of the candidates’ expertise, such as biochemistry, analytical chemistry, or inorganic chemistry. Research projects involving undergraduates would be supported. Applicants must have a Ph.D. Experience teaching college level chemistry courses preferred; area of expertise might include biochemistry, analytical or inorganic. Will consider ABD.

In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. Utica College is located in upstate New York near the foothills of the Adirondacks offering easy access to a broad variety of recreational and cultural attractions.

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and a diversity statement. Candidates are asked to submit a reflective statement about teaching and working with a diverse student body. This document should be submitted in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement.” Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would like to take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)

Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: hppts://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link: http://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2578

Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Utica College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.