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Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

Employer
Delta State University
Location
Cleveland, Mississippi
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Sep 16, 2022

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Field of specialization
Organic
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Delta State University

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

 

Position Type: Faculty

 

Department: Mathematics and Sciences

 

Posting Number: 201201269

 

Full or Part Time: Full Time

 

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Tenure Track

 

Salary Basis: 9 month

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Division of Mathematics and Science invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry in an ACS approved program for the Fall of 2023. The successful candidate will have a PhD in chemistry focusing on organic chemistry or a related field. The applicant will need strong communication skills and a commitment to both teaching and research in a liberal arts environment. Responsibilities include teaching courses and laboratories in general, organic, and polymer chemistry for undergraduate majors and non-majors as well as the potential for future graduate courses. Additional responsibilities include mentoring Delta State's ACS Student Affiliate chapter. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and undergraduate research is preferred.

 

The faculty member will be required to develop a nationally recognized research program in biomedical sciences, where stimulating research to encourage the creativity of undergraduates will be encouraged. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact extensively with the Mississippi INBRE (msinbre.org), a network of colleges and universities throughout Mississippi that is dedicated towards improving the biomedical research infrastructure in the state. Mississippi INBRE network gives researchers access to cutting edge technologies, as well as mentorship for program development. Funds will be available for up to three years to develop a successful research program in biomedical sciences.

Other essential duties include pursuit of external grants, hold a minimum of 10 office hours per week, and perform service activities for the division, university, and community.

 

Qualifications:

 

The successful candidate will have a PhD in chemistry focusing on organic chemistry or related field. The applicant will need strong communication skills and a commitment to both teaching and research in a liberal arts environment. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and undergraduate research is preferred.

 

• An earned PhD in chemistry focusing on organic chemistry or related field.

• Post-doctoral research in a biomedical or related field is desired.

• Willingness to carry out research activities and pursue external funding.

• Post-secondary level teaching experience (documented by at least one letter of reference).

• Ability to teach courses and laboratories in general, organic, and polymer chemistry for undergraduate major

• Commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

• Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.

• Commitment to effective academic advisement.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

Salary:

 

9 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

• An earned PhD in chemistry focusing on organic chemistry or related field.

• Post-doctoral research in a biomedical or related field is desired.

• Willingness to carry out research activities and pursue external funding.

• Post-secondary level teaching experience (documented by at least one letter of reference).

• Ability to teach courses and laboratories in general, organic, and polymer chemistry for undergraduate major

• Commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

• Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.

• Commitment to effective academic advisement.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

Please attach the below items to your application.

 

1. Letter of application

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts

4. Statement research interest and future plans

5. Statement of teaching philosophy

6. Three letters of recommendation

7. Contact information for three professional references

 

Three letters of recommendation are required. Requests for letters will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. They will be sent a link to allow them to submit letter directly to application.

 

Full consideration date: November 30, 2022

 

Additional Information:

 

For more information contact Dr. Tanya McKinney (tmckinney@deltastate.edu)

 

Open Date: 06/09/2022

 

Close Date:

 

Open Until Filled: Yes

 

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3348522

 

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.

 

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