Assistant Professor of Chemistry- Lyon College seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a research background in material science, beginning in Fall 2023. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in chemistry or related field as well as evidence of a scholarly agenda appropriate to Lyon College and that could involve undergraduates. Responsibilities include teaching the General Chemistry sequence and advanced courses such as Quantitative Analysis, Special Topics in Material Science, and Advanced Inorganic Chemistry. The successful candidate is also expected to actively mentor and conduct research relevant to material science with undergraduate students. College teaching experience preferred and a commitment to liberal arts education required. Teaching load is seven courses per year. Other responsibilities include serving on college committees, advising students majoring in chemistry, participating in recruiting, curricular development, and assessment. Candidates should send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current references to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2317, Batesville, AR 72503-2317, or electronically. To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by February 1, 2023. Review of applications will begin on February 2nd and continue until position is filled.
Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 11,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 500 undergraduate students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.7. To learn more about Lyon College go to www.lyon.edu. Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with the respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any federal or state law regarding equal employment opportunities.