Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking an outstanding individual with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application in chemistry or a related discipline with a strong analytical focus (such as environmental chemistry, etc.). A minimum of 12 months of relevant post-doctoral experience (or equivalent experience in industry) and a demonstrated history of research success (including but not limited to: impactful publications, funded grant applications, and conference presentations) is required. Priority will be given to applicants who have designed research programs tailored to the training of students at the undergraduate and masters-levels. The workload for the successful candidate will be 40% research, 40% teaching and 20% service to the department and/or university. Job duties include the development and presentation of successful teaching materials, managing an active and externally funded research team, and contributing to departmental and university endeavors. The full teaching load is 15 contact hours per academic year and may include upper division lecture and laboratory courses. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter; CV; unofficial transcripts; 1-page statement of teaching philosophy; research plan, professional development plan; and names and email contacts for three references. The research plan (maximum 4 pages) should include both detailed descriptions of proposed work and a discussion of the role of students in research activities. The professional development plan (maximum 1 page) should discuss publication and funding strategies and include a list of major equipment needs. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 8th, 2017. Additional departmental information can be found at http://www.uccs.edu/~chemistry.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

Inquiries should be addressed to Kevin Tvrdy, search committee chair, ktvrdy@uccs.edu, 719-255-3284.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D. in hand at the time of application in chemistry or a related discipline with a strong analytical focus (such as environmental chemistry, etc.)
  • A minimum of 12 months of relevant post-doctoral experience or equivalent experience in industry
  • A demonstrated history of research success (including but not limited to: impactful publications, funded grant applications, and conference presentations)


Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications received by October 8, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications must be submitted through CU Careers; applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please contact Kevin Tvrdy (ktvrdy@uccs.edu or 719-255-3284) if you have questions. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:In addition to the above materials, please submit the following: • Research Plan (not to exceed 4 pages) • Professional Development Plan (not to exceed 1 page) In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40063 - LAS-Chemistry

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 6, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kevin Tvrdy

Posting Contact Email: ktvrdy@uccs.edu

Position Number: 00480715

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