Ithaca, NY
Feb 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Vacancy ID 001416 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Chemistry School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Tenure Eligible, Notice (TE) Position/Job Summary
Ithaca College invites applications for a full-time, tenure eligible Assistant Professor position in Chemistry, to begin August 2017. The candidate is expected to establish an active research program in the realm of biochemistry with undergraduates and have a strong commitment to teaching introductory general chemistry and biochemistry classes.
Position/Job Qualifications
Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, or a closely related field is preferred; ABD with anticipated completion of Ph.D. by start date shortly thereafter may be considered. Previous teaching and/or post-doctoral experience desired. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that acknowledge and value the varied learning styles and interests of a culturally diverse student population, reflecting a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose exclusion from the academy has been longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested individuals should apply online at, and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and scanned copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Under separate cover, three letters of recommendation should be forwarded directly to: Anna Larsen, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Rd, Ithaca NY 14850. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274 8000. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 10, 2016.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description
The Chemistry program is ACS certified and students graduate with a BA or BS in Chemistry or a BS in Biochemistry. The Department of Chemistry at Ithaca College offers diverse coursework, opportunities for significant research, challenging and rewarding fieldwork, and a variety of extramural activities. The department is housed in the Center for Natural Sciences, a 125,000-square-foot building that features private labs for professors, large labs for instruction, and up-to-the-minute equipment. Nationally noted for their research, our faculty are currently investigating a wide range of topics. What's more, our professors encourage - and expect - student collaboration.
College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Transcripts
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