Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Willimantic, Connecticut
commensurate with experience
Sep 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5000 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

Department: Physical Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure Track, Fall 2020

Position Description: Teaching responsibilities will include 12 load credits per semester teaching lecture/lab courses within the Core Chemistry courses and advanced chemistry courses including chemical instrumentation. Additional expectations include a demonstrated ability to perform independent research involving students, academic advisement, service to the university, and continued professional development.

Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry is required and 2 years post-doctoral or professional experience. The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and qualifications to support and develop courses related to the biochemistry program.

Respond to: Please send CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability as a single PDF file, and arrange for three current signed letters of recommendation to be sent via email to

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