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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Chemistry School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2019-2020 Academic Semester Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Anticipated start date 08/16/2019 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN) Position/Job Summary

Ithaca College invites applications for a full-time, three-year (with the possibility of renewal dependent upon departmental needs), non-tenure eligible Assistant Professor position in the Department of Chemistry to begin August 16, 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities are in general chemistry and organic chemistry.

Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that acknowledge and value the varied learning styles and interests of a culturally diverse student population, reflecting a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. We seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose exclusion from the academy has been longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position/Job Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field is preferred; ABD with anticipated completion of Ph.D. by start date shortly thereafter may be considered. Previous teaching and/or post-doctoral experience would be a definite plus. The candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching introductory general and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory classes, with a possibility of teaching higher level courses in candidates field of specialization.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and scanned copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of references for candidates who are invited to the second round of the application process. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon confirmation that the candidate wishes to move forward with their application. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274 8000. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description

We are a research-active chemistry department at an undergraduate institution with a continuing mission to lead in undergraduate education and research ventures that extend beyond the traditional boundaries of chemistry. We are committed to creating an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity, and candidates who can contribute to that goal are especially encouraged to apply.

The Chemistry program is ACS-certified and students graduate with a BA or BS in Chemistry or a BS in Biochemistry. The Department of Chemistry at Ithaca College offers diverse coursework, opportunities for significant research, challenging and rewarding fieldwork, and a variety of extramural activities. The department is housed in the Center for Natural Sciences, a 125,000-square-foot building that features private labs for professors, large labs for instruction, and state-of-the-art equipment. Nationally noted for their research, our faculty are currently investigating a range of topics in collaboration with our students.

College description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? No Vacancy ID F2150 Quick Link Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
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    Posted: 1/22/2019
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