Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Location
Granville
Posted
Jul 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Department: Chemistry Department

Job Summary and Requirements: (Short version) DENISON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Denison University invites applications for a one-year sabbatical-replacement position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry and/or organic chemistry. Information about the department is available online at http://denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry. Denison is a selective and nationally ranked residential liberal arts college located just 30 minutes from Columbus, a US top-15 city. Detailed information regarding the electronic application process and required materials is available on-line at https://employment.denison.edu. A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Our review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. (Long version) DENISON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY The DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at DENISON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a one-year sabbatical-replacement position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2017. A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry and/or organic chemistry. The teaching load for this position is two courses with labs each semester. Denison University is a selective and nationally ranked residential liberal arts college located in central Ohio, 30 minutes east of Columbus and about 2.5 hours from Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, PA. Our ACS-accredited department currently has ten full-time tenure-track faculty and has grown steadily over the past decade. We have well-developed programs in both chemistry and biochemistry, and have a broad range of instrumentation that is used in both teaching and research. In 2011, the department moved into an expanded and wholly-renovated building. Information about the department is available online at http://denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry. Applicants should submit the following electronic application materials on-line at https://employment.denison.edu: a cover letter addressing their motivations for teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae including a publication list; and contact information for three recommenders. Our review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources, please see our Diversity Contact List at denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide.

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Special Intructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit the following electronic application materials on-line at https://employment.denison.edu: a cover letter addressing their motivations for teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college; a curriculum vitae including a publication list; and contact information for three recommenders. Our review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Instructions will be provided to reference writers, including a unique secure portal link for each referee to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to the applicant's online application. Denison will only accept electronic recommendation letters uploaded in the applicant tracking system. Reference letters will continue to be accepted after the application closing date, since references will only be able to submit their letter after the candidate has submitted the application. *Using a dossier service? You must contact this service to obtain an appropriate dossier-generated email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. For further explanation of how dossier services upload recommendation letters, please see Interfolio's information site as an example. Our system automated email trigger will be sent to the dossier service named.