Assistant Professor - Chemistry

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor - Chemistry



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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

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9 mo.

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The Department of Chemistry at Coastal Carolina University ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2021. We are seeking a proficient teacher/scholar who is committed to undergraduate teaching and can develop a vibrant undergraduate research program. The successful candidate must be able to teach organic chemistry courses, lower-level chemistry classes, and develop upper level chemistry electives for the biochemistry and chemistry degree. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related fields.

Responsibilities include course development, teaching and advising students in the major, and working with the Department Chair to coordinate undergraduate program. It also includes publishing research, serving on Departmental, College and University committees and providing services to the community. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load of upper- and lower-division required courses and is a 9-month position.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

For your application, please submit a cover letter, your teaching philosophy, research proposal, curriculum vitae, electronic copy of transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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