Assistant Professor - Chemistry

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Richmond, Kentucky
Salary
DOE
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Closes
Mar 18, 2021
Field of specialization
Analytical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor - Chemistry

Position Number: F00228P

Position Type: Faculty

Position Category: Fulltime Faculty

Driver Classification: Non Driver

City: Richmond

Division: Academic Affairs/Provost

Department: College of Science

Unit: Chemistry

Contact Person: Dr. Tanea T. Reed

Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Science offers a broad range of degree programs in physical, life and mathematical sciences, mathematics, and computer science, and prepares students to become teachers of science and mathematics at the secondary level through its six departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geosciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics and Astronomy. It is also home to the Division of Natural Areas through which it provides outdoor facilities to University groups, school groups, and the general public for environmental research and education.

The Department of Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University provides a learning environment that enables students to obtain a strong foundation of chemical knowledge, laboratory skills, and problem solving skills at levels appropriate for the variety of students that we serve. The Department also provides service to the University community, to the chemical profession, and to the larger society, and is committed to engaging in scholarly activities on fundamental and applied problems in chemistry and chemical education.

Position Summary:

The Chemistry Department at Eastern Kentucky University seeks applicant for a tenure track position in analytical chemistry at the Assistant Professor level with appointment to begin August 15, 2021. Teaching responsibilities for the candidate will include introductory and upper division disciplinary courses to fulfill ACS degree requirements and core and special topic graduate courses in their discipline. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a closely related field and be committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral and teaching experience. Research expectations include the establishment of an independent research program commensurate with a masters-level institution. Candidates with research plans that can complement existing strengths of the department are preferred. Start-up funds are available. Applicants should submit letter of application, CV, research plan, teaching philosophy, previous teaching evaluations (if applicable), and other required documents on-line at https://jobs.eku.edu (search for Chemistry Department postings). Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential verification. Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Eastern Kentucky University is committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a closely related field from a NECHE, MSCHE, HLC, NWCCU, SACSCOC, WSCUC, or ACCJC accredited or internationally recognized institution and be committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral and teaching experience.

Posting Number: F00228P

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Open Date: 02/02/2021

Application Review Date: 02/22/2021

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

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AA/EEO Statement:

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Document Link:

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2153419

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