Chemistry - Assistant Professor

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement

Department:  Chemistry                                          Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialization(s): Chemical Genomics

Job Posted: October 18, 2013

Position #: 14-006

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in freshman chemistry, and organic/biochemistry as well as graduate-level courses in candidates' specialty. Candidate must be committed to teaching within vibrant/demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, mentoring and research with undergraduates. All faculty at SCSU advise students and participate in department/university service. Nominal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester.

Tenure-track faculty at SCSU are expected to conduct creative activity/research in their area of expertise. These activities include, but are not limited to, research leading to publication of books and/or articles in academic and professional journals, performances in the fine and performing arts, seeking funding in support of research and teaching needs, and contributing to workshops and conferences. Candidates with the motivation/expertise to develop a new concentration in chemical genomics at the undergraduate level and/or a graduate certificate are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in chemistry and research / job experience in chemical genomics are required. ABD candidates will be considered if Ph.D. is anticipated by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those who have experience teaching organic or biochemistry at the undergraduate level.

Application Process:

Please submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans and three letters of recommendations to:

Dr. Ericka C. Barnes, Search Committee Chair

Chemistry Department
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515


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In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by December 14, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.