Assistant Professor

Location
Marquette, MI
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Action Number: 6001206
Classification Title: Assistant Professor
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Medicinal Plant Chemist/Tenure-Track
Classification Code: AS=AAUP Faculty-Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Position Type: Faculty and Librarians
Department: CHEMISTRY
Number of Openings: 1
FLSA: Exempt employees are not eligible for overtime; Non-exempt are overtime eligible. Exempt
Work Schedule:
Is this a grant funded or term position?
If yes, what is the grant or term end date?
Provide a brief statement of the position duties. The Assistant Professor is a campus-based, tenure-track position open to individuals specializing in phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, natural products, analytical chemistry or plant biochemistry.

The Assistant Professor has an active role in the new Medicinal Plant Chemistry program. Teaching assignments may include the capstone courses in this program (CH420/CH421), the medicinal plant chemistry seminar courses, and other courses dependent on departmental needs. Expectations also include establishing a research program related to some aspect of plant chemistry that would actively involve undergraduates. Appropriate levels of departmental and university service are a part of the position's responsibilities.

The Department of Chemistry has seventeen full-time faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in ACS-certified chemistry, biochemistry, forensic biochemistry, and medicinal plant chemistry. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.nmu.edu/chemistry. Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline/Degree Area: Biochemistry, Chemistry or closely related field
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:
Required Minimum Work Experience: Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills.
Commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Ability to develop research projects appropriate for NMU and appropriate for undergraduate involvement.
Excellent problem-solving skills and laboratory-diagnostic capabilities.
Ability to work well with instructional team, including but not limited to fellow instructors and laboratory assistants.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Post-doctoral experience.
Teaching experience at the university level.
interest in and experience with medicinal plants.
Familiarity with modern analytical instrumentation.
familiarity with production (cultivation, extraction, or purification) of medicinal plant products.
Research interests in secondary plant metabolites.
Travel: No Response
Posting Date: 10-16-2019
Closing Date: 11-18-2019
Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Other Document
Unofficial Transcript
Other Document
Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants: The two (2) Other Documents shall be:
1. Statement of Research Interests.
2. The names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) references.
Contact for this posting: Mark Paulsen, Chair
[email protected]
Information: Equal Opportunity:
Northern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment or the provisions of services. NMU provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all programs and activities. Persons having inquiries regarding discrimination/complaints may contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (906) 227-2420.
Quicklink for Posting: employme.nmu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52247

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