University of La Verne
Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, specializing in organometallic chemistry. The ideal candidate is expected to enrich the intellectual and diversity atmosphere of the department and college through their teaching, research, service and community engagements. The candidate should demonstrate potential to develop and establish a rigorous research program involving undergraduate students in their areas of expertise. Experience and ability to teach, mentor and advice students from diverse backgrounds and populations is especially desired. The chemistry department has 11 faculty and staff members, 55 chemistry majors and graduates several majors a year.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement. If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!
- A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and engaging or developing a research program with undergraduate students. The candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate classes in inorganic chemistry at the introductory level, upper level, as well as teach special courses for majors and non-majors.
- Be able to complement existing curricular and research programs and engage in interdisciplinary and interdepartmental research offerings
- Serve of relevant committees in departmental, college and university settings
- The position requires a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, specializing in Organometallic Chemistry
- Experience in teaching undergraduates in area of expertise, both in the classroom and laboratory settings
- Ability to engage undergraduate students in research in area of specialization
- Postdoctoral and teaching experience
- Ability to mentor, teach and engage students from diverse backgrounds
La Verne Central Campus
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.
The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.
The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation
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