Assistant Professor in Chemistry

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The Department of Chemistry at Lafayette College is hiring for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position, starting July 2021. We seek an organic chemist who will complement our current expertise with shared teaching duties primarily in our organic chemistry sequence. The individual will also contribute to courses in introductory chemistry and the Common Course of Study. The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, and 3/2 thereafter. Successful candidates are expected to develop an active experimental research program involving undergraduate students. A Ph.D. degree is required, and postdoctoral and teaching experience is preferred. Additional information about the position and the Department of Chemistry is found on the Department website.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. In the application materials, applicants should address how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity and inclusion that also informs the Department's diversity statement.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching expertise and philosophy (1-2 pages), a summary of a proposed research program (3-4 pages), a statement of how they will contribute to diversity and inclusion in the department (1-2 pages), and a preliminary breakdown of startup cost estimates. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators by February 15, 2021 to receive full consideration.

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  The College seeks to promote diversity in its many manifestations. These include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 3/9/2021
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