Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Entry-Level, Full-Time, Tenure-Track Organic Chemist Wanted

The Position: The Department of Chemistry, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, seeks candidates for an entry-level, full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Organic Chemistry, to begin in August 2009. The position will be filled pending availability of funds. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Ph.D.

Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry or other appropriate discipline before the date of appointment. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding skills and enthusiasm for teaching and research. Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview(s), which will include a teaching demonstration and research seminar. All applicants must be work-eligible.

Responsibilities/Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Organic and Introductory Chemistry (generally three to four courses per semester) including undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) lectures and lab; develop an active research program that includes the direction of undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) research; and provide professionally-related service to the department, college, university, and community.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit by mail a cover letter, detailed vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be needed prior to hiring), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans (clearly indicating needs for equipment, space, and start up funds), and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation mailed to: Chair, Organic Chemistry Search Committee, Chemistry Department, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 975 Oakland Ave., Indiana, PA 15705. To ensure consideration, all application materials must be received by January 15, 2009.

Indiana University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V


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