Teaching Postdoctoral or Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor: Analytical Chemistry

Princess Anne, Maryland
Oct 19, 2020
Nov 18, 2020
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The Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences (SANS) at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), invites applicants to apply for full-time, nine month, one year temporary position beginning January 1, 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

UMES is located on the scenic Eastern Shore of Maryland in Princess Anne, MD, located 11 miles south of Salisbury, the county seat. UMES is an HBCU serving a diverse student body of 2100 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. The Department of Natural Sciences provides programs in chemistry (ACS-accredited), biochemistry, biology, marine, estuarine, and environmental science, and toxicology.

Responsibilities: Teach three courses each semester, including undergraduate courses in Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis, Principles of Chemistry; and elective /graduate courses as appropriate; participate in departmental activities including safety training; and serve on committees where appropriate as well as general support of the Chemistry Program curriculum. Performs other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or closely related discipline. Candidates should have strong quantitative skills. Pedagogical training can be provided to support the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Previous teaching experience preferred and experience with chemistry instrumentation is highly desired. Candidates must have excellent communication skills to include written communication skills; and be highly collaborative. Must be able to motivate and inspire a diverse body of students to be academically and personally successful.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, full academic CV, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required once a candidate is selected) and the names of three current, professional references to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit http://umes.peopleadmin.com/postings to apply. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Jonathan Cumming, Professor and Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, Email: jrcumming@umes.edu Telephone: 410-651-6014. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.