Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry

Location
Northampton, Massachusetts
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Chemistry at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry, to begin July 2018. The successful candidate will regularly teach advanced inorganic chemistry as well as general chemistry and may also teach electives and other courses aligning with their area of expertise.  Candidates with proficiency in any subfield of inorganic chemistry are encouraged to apply. Additional relevant experience may include postdoctoral research or college-level teaching. A Ph.D. in Chemistry is expected by the time of appointment.

We seek a colleague engaged in learning, developing, and maintaining a dynamic curriculum that is responsive to the needs of Smith’s diverse and talented student body. The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation, and its faculty is dedicated to active research programs with undergraduate students. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program with undergraduate student participation. Details about the Department of Chemistry at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/chemistry.

Located in the vibrant community of Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest independent women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life and broad collegial opportunities.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/44225 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.