Assistant Professor ~ Chemistry

Nazareth College
Rochester, New York
Aug 06, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Candidates will develop a strong research program involving undergraduate students that includes participation in summer research activities. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, or a closely related field and demonstrated experience educating diverse populations of students.

The Nazareth College Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Peckham Hall, a 74,000 square foot facility for integrated math and science that was recently ranked in the top 20 Best Science Lab Facilities by the Princeton Review. Peckham Hall features state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities in addition to modern instruments available for both research and teaching usage.

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Teaching responsibilities will include general chemistry, general physics and upper level courses in area of expertise.

Complete applications will include:
• A cover letter inclusive of experience working with culturally diverse groups
• A teaching philosophy
• A statement of research plans suitable for undergraduate participation (3 page maximum)
• A curriculum vitae
• Copy of graduate level transcripts
• The names and contact information for three professional references (including at least one that can address your teaching experience and one that can address your experience working with diverse groups.)

Teaching responsibilities will include contributions to the first year chemistry program (General Chemistry), upper-level courses including electives in their area of expertise, and courses in the college core curriculum. Candidates will develop a strong research program involving undergraduate students that includes participation in summer research activities.

Prior teaching experience at college level preferred.  Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field required. ABD will be considered.

Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire teacher-scholars with a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city note for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE

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