Assistant Professor, Chemistry (3543)

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Competitive salary + benefits
Oct 14, 2020
Nov 13, 2020
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Chemistry (3543)

Posting Number: req1125
Working 9 months per year
Faculty Tenure Track
College of Science and Engineering 
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
The Department of Chemistry at Idaho State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2021. The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related fields. The successful candidate will have primary teaching responsibility in organic and secondary teaching responsibility in the candidate’s specialties. A research program involving undergraduate and master’s students and pursuit of external funding is required. Teaching experience at a university level or postdoctoral experience is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The position includes a startup package and competitive benefits. 

Key Responsibilities
At Idaho State University, formal faculty workload is 60% teaching, 20% service and 20% research. For this position, the teaching responsibilities will include organic chemistry and special topics courses (in candidate’s expert fields), including laboratory courses.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related fields. 

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience at a university level and/or postdoctoral experience.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV/Resume, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Research Plan, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required from the successful candidate), and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

The position will remain open until filled. However, priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.