Working Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Information: The Department of Chemistry and Physics is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, effective August 2013. The candidate should have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry at the time of hire, although an ABD candidate will be considered. He/She will teach undergraduate chemistry courses.
Western Carolina University is a 9,500-student campus in the University of North Carolina system, situated in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, and 150 miles northeast of Atlanta. Four-season outdoor activities abound nearby. The university is in the development stages of implementing its cutting edge Quality Enhancement Program (QEP), Synthesis: Pathways to Intentional Learning. Western Carolina University is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The candidate should have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry at the time of hire, although an ABD candidate will be considered. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Special Instructions to Applicants: To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted online and should include: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter; 3) list of references; 4) graduate academic transcript(s), and 5) teaching philosophy.
Additionally, three letters of recommendation from professional references should be mailed directly to Chemistry Search Committee, Western Carolina University, Department of Chemistry and Physics, NS 231, Cullowhee, NC 28723.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please direct questions regarding these positions to the department at 828-227-7260.
WCU is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution (http://www.wcu.edu/28762.asp ). Final candidates for employment will be subject to criminal background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.
Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.