Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Chemistry

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Job TitleAssistant, Associate or Full Professor of ChemistryBeginsAbout the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track/tenure position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to begin August 2020. We seek outstanding scholar-teachers dedicated to excellence in the chemical and biochemical sciences. The department, an American Chemical Society (ACS)-approved program, has a strong and proven reputation for educating and training women of African-descent to excel in STEM fields. The successful applicant will have a doctorate in chemistry or a related area and prepared to teach courses at the undergraduate level in at least one or more of the traditional subdisciplinary areas of chemistry as identified by the ACS: Analytical, Biochemistry, Inorganic, Organic, or Physical Chemistry. The position also requires contributing effectively to curriculum development efforts, advising and mentoring students, providing service to the department and college, and establishing a competitive and highly productive undergraduate research program. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, and research are especially encouraged to apply.


Ph.D. in Chemistry or related area; Post-doctoral experience preferred

RankOpenEmployment StatusTenure-track or TenuredFull Time/Part TimeFull-time Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF139POpen Date07/16/2019Close Date10/18/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsEEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

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    Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Transcripts
    4. Research Statement
    5. Teaching Philosophy
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      Posted: 7/17/2019
      Application Due: 9/15/2019
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