Limited-Term Assistant Professor or Instructor - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Location
Statesboro
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Limited-Term Assistant Professor or Instructor
Search #30000
College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science and Mathematics invites nominations and applications for one or more positions as a limited-term Assistant Professor or Instructor (e.g., Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor).

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia and is the largest, most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia. Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern is a premier choice for more than 20,600 students representing 50 states and 88 nations.

The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and offers an array of programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels through eight colleges: the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health. Georgia Southern provides all of the benefits of a major university with the personal feel and individualized attention of a much smaller college, and takes great pride in providing an educational environment where students can engage in scholarship, research and service as they prepare for lifelong success.

Georgia Southern is located in Statesboro, Georgia, a classic community of approximately 30,000 residents just an hour from historic Savannah. It is recognized for providing enriching opportunities for people of all ages while benefitting the region and state.

Within this setting, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a modern chemistry program leading to B.S., B.S.Chem., and B.A degrees certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). With over 400 chemistry majors, the Department ranks in the top 25 producers of ACS-certified B.S. chemistry majors nationwide. This position will contribute in student-centered classroom and broad-based laboratory instruction for our students.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Chair, the limited-term Assistant Professor or limited-term Instructor in Chemistry will be responsible for a workload of 15 hours per semester in teaching core chemistry courses for majors and non-majors and other duties as specified by the Department Chair. All limited-term positions are non-tenure track, academic (9/10 month) year appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. (All reappointments are made on a one-year basis.) The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications for Limited-Term Assistant Professor:
Earned doctorate in chemistry or closely related field by August 1, 2017. Evidence of commitment to teaching; ability to teach undergraduate chemistry courses and laboratories; ability to work with diverse populations; and effective communication skills in spoken and written English.

Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Required Qualifications for Limited-Term Instructor:
Earned master's degree in chemistry or closely related field by August 1, 2017. Evidence of commitment to teaching; ability to teach undergraduate chemistry courses and laboratories; ability to work with diverse populations; and effective communication skills in spoken and written English.

Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications for both ranks:
A minimum of 2 years of college/university teaching.

Screening begins April 21, 2017, and continues until the positions are filled. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two letters of reference sent from references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically (via email) will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

	Jessica Orvis, Search Chair, Search #30000
	Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
	Georgia Southern University
	P. O. Box 8064
	Statesboro GA 30460-8064
	Electronic mail: jessorv@georgiasouthern.edu
	Telephone: 912-478-5681

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/chemistry/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

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