Department of Chemistry - two-year (start August 2021) appointment in organic and biochemistry

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Date New Hire Needed:

08/01/2021

Job Title:

Department of Chemistry - two-year (start August 2021) appointment in organic and biochemistry

Department:

Chemistry

Job Summary:

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a two-year appointment beginning August 2021. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. The teaching load is five courses (with labs counting as ½ of a course) over two semesters. This will include teaching organic and introductory chemistry with possible additional teaching responsibilities in biochemistry classes and laboratories. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at http://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/chemistry

Preferred Qualifications:

Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 26. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), statement of teaching philosophy and a description of research interests, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Stephen Sieck, at [email protected] or 641-269-3172.

FLSA Category:

Exempt

Staff/Faculty:

Faculty

Employment Status:

Full-Time

Employment Category:

Term

Posting Date:

02/11/2021

Closing Date:

02/26/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Posting Number:

F00205

Diversity Statement:

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class. Discrimination and harassment on any of the bases covered by state or federal antidiscrimination statutes is unlawful and a violation of Grinnell College policy.
Grinnell College recognizes that harassment can relate to an individual’s membership in more than one protected class. Targeting individuals on the basis of their membership in any protected class is also a violation of Grinnell’s Community Standards and Responsibilities and may violate the College’s Hate Crime and Bias-Motivated Incident Policy. Under these circumstances, the College will coordinate the investigation and resolution, provided that doing so does not unduly delay prompt and equitable resolution under this policy.
This policy prohibits sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence against Grinnell College community members of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. This policy also prohibits gender-based harassment that does not involve conduct of a sexual nature.
The College has grievance procedures for any individual who has experienced harassment or discrimination and wishes to pursue resolution.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Instructions:

We need to receive a minimum of 3 letters of reference in order for you to be fully considered for this position. Once your application is complete and you have received your confirmation number, the system will email requests for letters of reference to your reference providers. You will be able to track the status of these reference letters online. Be certain to submit your application well in advance of the deadline to ensure that your letters arrive by the closing date. If your references are provided by Interfolio, please use the email address provided by Interfolio instead of your referee’s email address. If you have any questions, please contact Jayne Bryngelson ([email protected]; 641-269-3407) for assistance.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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