Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Location
South Hadley, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Chemistry at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure–track position in Analytical Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall, 2018. Applicants are expected to hold a PhD and post–doctoral experience is welcomed. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in analytical chemistry, anchor this discipline within the department’s curriculum, while also contributing to teaching at the introductory level and at the upper level in their area of expertise. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Research interests in all areas and applications of analytical chemistry are welcomed, alongside a drive to develop an externally funded research program that will encourage and accommodate close collaboration with undergraduates. Superb facilities for teaching and research are available, housed in a modern, integrated science center.  The teaching load is 2/2.

For additional information please go to: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/chemistry

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/.  Please submit a CV and three documents concerning 1. A statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogical interests, 2. A detailed description of research plans, and 3. A statement of approach to mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted on their behalf. Prompts for submission of these letters will be automatically generated once an online application is submitted. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 2, 2017.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.