Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position in analytical chemistry at the assistant professor level in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, beginning August 2022. We are seeking candidates deeply committed to teaching courses in analytical chemistry, general chemistry, chemistry for non-science majors, and other departmental offerings as needed. Centenary offers an undergraduate liberal arts environment, where faculty members work directly with students in an active undergraduate research program, are able to participate in interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular pursuits, and enjoy the support of faculty and staff colleagues from across the College. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with faculty at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Science Center, and excellent funding opportunities unique to the State of Louisiana are available for equipment and research support. The Department http://www.centenary.edu/chemistry/ has acquired over $1 million in instrumentation to support its ACS-accredited program.
A Ph.D. or postdoctoral training commensurate with these responsibilities is required at the time of employment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research as an integral component of undergraduate science education, and openness to pedagogical innovation.
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.
To apply, send application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Applications will be reviewed as received and review will continue until the position is filled.
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.