Assistant Professor

Job description

Job no: 497064
Department: Mathematical & Physical Science -Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Summary:

Teach General Chemistry but an emphasis on Analytical Chemistry and their associated laboratories in support of the Forensic Science program starting August 2021; maintain an active research agenda with focus in areas that enable collaboration with the members of the MPS department, environmental biology and engineering faculty and involve undergraduate students; will provide general advising to undergraduates and performing service to the department, the university, and the community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates who have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate chemistry teaching and to student involvement in research; to candidates with a strong background in Analytical Chemistry, in support of the Forensic Science program, and to candidates with experience teaching face-to-face, online, or hybrid formats.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a cover letter, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Champike Attanayake at [email protected].

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin December 8, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 06 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time




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Job No:
Posted: 11/8/2020
Application Due: 5/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time