Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

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Academic Home Department:Chemistry and BiochemistryPosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of Organic ChemistryRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:Organic ChemistryAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/01/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry.

Teaching expectations include organic chemistry and advanced courses in the candidate’s expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate, through peer-reviewed publications, strong potential to establish a productive program of research using undergraduate and/or graduate students (M.S.). It is expected that each applicant’s research program will complement and extend the diverse research interests of the faculty within our department and college ( Applicants in all areas of organic chemistry will be considered. Candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the areas of polymer chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, or organic materials, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Participation in professional service activities within the Department, the University, and beyond is also an expectation.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualified applicants will have: 1) an earned doctorate in organic chemistry or a closely related discipline or its foreign equivalent by the position start date; 2) post-doctoral experience with a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications;
3) a well-articulated research agenda capable of generating external funding and appropriate for graduate (M.S.) and undergraduate research students; 4) a clear philosophy of teaching and evidence of effective instruction in their area of expertise.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:10/01/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Daniela Tapu, PhD
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Kennesaw State University
[email protected]

Additional Information for ApplicantsApplication Instructions

Interested candidates must apply online for full consideration by October 1, 2019. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application materials must include:
-Letter of Application
-Current Curriculum Vitae
-Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
-Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
-Statement of Teaching Philosophy
-List of Names and Contact Information of Three References.

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Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000772USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:43935Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University offers ACS accredited degree programs in chemistry and biochemistry in addition to concentrations in forensic chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. In addition, the department offers a Masters in Chemical Sciences. Our Department has experienced extraordinary growth in the last few years, growing from 79 majors in chemistry and biochemistry in the Fall of 1998 semester to 600+ majors in the Fall of 2018. We have a bright and energetic faculty and a dedicated, helpful professional staff who are all available to assist our students as they grow and mature as scientists. The faculty members have research interests that span all of the typical subdisciplines of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. Undergraduate research is a critical component of our students’ preparation and training, and all of our faculty members engage in undergraduate research.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
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    Posted: 8/14/2019
    Application Due: 9/3/2019
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