Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track)

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Job TitleAssistant Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track)FLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary Range$48,000-$52,000Employment StatusFull TimeDepartmentSchool of Arts & SciencesMinimum Qualifications

Doctorate degree in assigned area of specialty

Licensing Requirements: None

Purpose of Job

The Assistant Professor of Chemistry will teach Chemistry courses (particularly biochemistry courses and labs).

Scope of Responsibilities

The Assistant Professor of Chemistry will teach chemistry courses, provide service to the department, school, and the University, upkeep instrumentation, and develop an active research program involving undergraduate students.

Essential Job Functions

-Teach chemistry courses and labs by giving lectures and hands-on training
-Create and deliver the syllabus to students
-Assign and grade homework
-Respond to questions
-Arrange exams, including midterm and final exams
-Report grades
-Submit the grade book and other required documents to the department at the end of the semester
-Write grant proposals
-Develop an active research program involving undergraduate students
-assess student learning
-upkeep department instrumentation

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Chemistry (biochemistry preferred) from an accredited school.

Authorization to work in the US.

Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

-Commitment to student achievement
-Excellent communication and collaboraive skills
-Record of integrity and commitment
-Work well as a team

EEO / ADA Statement

Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsOccasionallyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsOccasionallyHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsOccasionallyVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsNot RequiredTravelOccasionallyExtended Work HoursOccasionally Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberNumber of Vacancies1LocationLormanPosition End Date (if temporary)Open Date09/03/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Curriculum Vitae
    5. Teaching Philosophy
    6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    7. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    8. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    Optional Documents
    1. Writing Sample
    2. Additional References (3)

     

     

     

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    Posted: 9/4/2019
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