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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Lyon College
Location
Batesville, Arkansas
Salary
TBA
Closing date
Aug 1, 2024

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

Job Details

Lyon College, a dynamic, growing institution focused on cultivating the curious mind and mentoring students to explore widely and think deeply about the world and their role in it, has immediate openings for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry positions. Backgrounds in analytical, inorganic, materials, or biochemistry are preferred. The desired start date is August 2024, but January 2025 is an option. Visiting appointments are possible if desired by the candidates.

Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in chemistry or a related field. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is highly preferred, and a commitment to liberal arts education is required. Evidence of a scholarly agenda appropriate to Lyon College that could involve undergraduates will be expected.

Responsibilities include teaching the general and introductory chemistry courses as well as advanced courses in areas related to the candidates’ specialties. Other responsibilities include serving on college committees, advising students majoring in chemistry, participating inrecruiting, 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 in Arkansas to live in. 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 must 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. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are 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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