Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure Track
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY. We are accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. A Ph.D. in chemistry is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduate students and will have expertise in a wide variety of chemical instrumentation. Teaching responsibilities include instrumental analysis, experimental chemistry, experimental biochemistry, introductory chemistry, advanced topics courses, first-year seminar, and directing senior research. Funding for student-faculty summer research is permanently endowed, and pursuit of external funding is expected. The ACS-approved Chemistry Department is well-equipped with modern instrumentation.
Submit an application letter stating your reasons for applying to Willamette University, a curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy including methods of creating an inclusive classroom, and a two-page research program description. Please apply at the job application page. Please submit three names to be contacted for electronic submission of recommendation letters. Consideration of completed applications will begin September 30, 2013.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and moving expense reimbursement.
Ph.D. in Chemistry is required. ABD will be considered, must have Ph.D. by the time position starts in August 2014.
The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduate students and will have expertise in a wide variety of chemical instrumentation.
Thank you for considering an academic position within Willamette University (WU). Please note that you will need to create an account in order to apply, if this is your first time applying online with WU.
The following materials will need to be uploaded as part of your online application to Dr. Sarah Kirk:
• application letter stating your reasons for applying to Willamette University
• curriculum vitae
• unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, please upload as one file (official transcripts will be required before hiring)
• statement of teaching philosophy including methods of creating an inclusive classroom
• two-page research program description
• Three (3) letters of Recommendation*
*As part of the online application, please provide contact information for three references and notify them that they will be contacted electronically. The email from Human Resources will include a link where they will be able to submit a letter of recommendation/reference on your behalf. Please note letters will only be accessible to the search committee.
Application Deadline: Open until finalist are selected; consideration of completed applications will begin September 30, 2013.
If you need assistance applying for this position, please contact Human Resources, email@example.com or 503.370.6210.
Please note the maximum size of a document is 9MB. If your Outline of Teaching Philosophy file is larger than 9MB you may use the optional document section.