Assistant Professor

Spelman College
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Nov 11, 2021

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time
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Spelman College seeks teacher-scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues.  Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.  All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.  

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. We seek outstanding teacher-scholars dedicated to excellence in the chemical and biochemical sciences. The department is an American Chemical Society (ACS) approved program, which has a strong, proven reputation for educating and training women of African-descent to excel in STEM fields. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in chemistry, biochemistry or a related area and be able to teach courses at the undergraduate level in at least one or more of the traditional subdisciplinary areas of chemistry as identified by the ACS: Analytical, Biochemistry, Inorganic, Organic, or Physical Chemistry. The position also requires contributing effectively to curriculum development efforts, advising and mentoring students, providing service to the department and college, and establishing a competitive and highly productive undergraduate research program. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, and research are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related area with primary expertise in Biochemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, or Chemical Biology required
Post-doctoral experience preferred

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