Instructional Assistant Professor
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a permanent non-tenure track faculty position at the INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to begin in August 2022. Primary responsibilities will include instruction of undergraduate chemistry courses and may include participation in the management, supervision and instruction of the undergraduate teaching laboratories. Additional duties may include advising students and student organizations as well as participation in recruiting and orientation events. Candidates are required to have earned a doctorate in chemistry or closely related field before beginning this position. Competitive candidates will have demonstrable teaching ability, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an energetic commitment to undergraduate education. The opportunity for advancement to the rank of Instructional Professor is available. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an adequate applicant pool is established. Applications must be submitted online at https://careers.olemiss.edu and shall include a cover letter, a current CV, and a teaching philosophy statement. Because diversity is essential to fulfilling the University’s mission, applicants should specify within their application how their teaching, scholarship, and service will contribute to a diverse and inclusive community. The University of Mississippi is committed to building an inclusive and diverse university community as outlined in its Pathways to Equity plan (https://chancellor.olemiss.edu/pathways-to-equity). During the online application process, applicants will be prompted to provide the names and email addresses of three professional references that will provide letters of recommendation. The University of Mississippi has a Carnegie classification of R1 and is rated a “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.