Roanoke College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Chemistry Department, starting August 2022. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or closely related field is required (or requirements complete by August ’22). The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellent teaching and undergraduate research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Teaching duties will include organic chemistry, general chemistry, courses in the college’s general education curriculum, and other courses as appropriate for the candidate’s interests. The teaching load at Roanoke is a total of three sections (any combination of lectures or labs) per semester, plus one May Term course every third year. Experience and/or interest in teaching freshman seminar/writing across the curriculum is a plus.
Research with undergraduates in chemistry or biochemistry is expected. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active research agenda appropriate to an undergraduate institution. Start-up funds, dedicated space, and ongoing support for research are available. Applicants should detail how their research would involve and engage undergraduates.
Our department offers a B. S. and B. A. in both biochemistry and chemistry. To learn about our facilities, instrumentation, and ACS- and ASBMB-approved programs, visit https://www.roanoke.edu/inside/a-z_index/chemistry/hiring_2022
Founded in 1842, Roanoke College is a nationally-ranked, independent, co-educational, 4-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. We seek and welcome students of all races, creeds, nationalities and ethnic origins. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply
We seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are required to address their potential contributions in support of a diverse community in either their cover letters or a separate statement.
Applications should be complete by October 18 for full consideration. Send (print or electronic) cover letter (including statement in support of diverse community), curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, teaching statement, and statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange to have three recommendation letters (print or electronic) arrive from the recommender or a reference service not later than October 18th, 2021. Send application materials to: Chemistry Search, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153-3794 or email@example.com. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Catherine Sarisky, Chemistry Department Chair, 540-375-2438, firstname.lastname@example.org.