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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Lyon College
Location
Batesville, Arkansas
Salary
TBA
Closing date
Mar 15, 2024

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

Job Details

Lyon College, a dynamic institution that is growing its undergraduate enrollment as it also
expands to create the first dental and veterinary doctoral programs in the state of Arkansas,
seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a research
background in material science, beginning in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will have a
doctoral degree in chemistry or a related field, as well as evidence of a scholarly agenda
appropriate to Lyon College 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 is preferred, and a
commitment to liberal arts education is required. The 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.
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 a
commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. It is named by
USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 600
undergraduate students from 29 states and 14 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an
average high school GPA of 3.7.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy,
research statement, and any other supporting documents (letter of recommendation, student
course evaluation, etc). Candidates must also provide three references' names, addresses, and
phone numbers to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2317, Batesville, AR 72503-2317, or
electronically to jobs@lyon.edu. Review of the applications will begin on February 1 and will
continue until the position is filled.
Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with 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. To learn more
about Lyon College, go to www.lyon.edu.

Company

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 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 25 states and 11 foreign countries.  Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 24. 

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Website
Telephone
8703077310
Location
2300 Highland Road
Batesville
Arkansas
72501
US

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