Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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DetailsItemValuePosting Date08/01/2022Closing Dateuntil filledEmployment Type(s)OtherLocationBeloit, Wisconsin, 53511 Description

Beloit College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Chemistry at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2023. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or materials science and teach two lab-based courses per semester in analytical, inorganic, and general chemistry. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This position is an excellent opportunity to teach in a department known for innovative pedagogy.

The successful candidate will also develop a research program that engages undergraduates. This position places strong emphasis on advising undergraduate students in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The candidate will also contribute to all-college programs and serve in leadership roles in campus governance.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal arts education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome applicants who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

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How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references to the link below.

Begin Your Application

Applications received by September 26, 2022, will receive full consideration, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position contact the chair of the department, Professor Laura Parmentier at [email protected].

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Working at Beloit College

Beloit College was founded in 1846, when Wisconsin was still a territory. The early curriculum was built on the classical tradition, but students were given an unusual amount of freedom to choose their own courses. Today, Beloit is recognized for its longstanding commitment to curricular innovation, and its first-year initiatives and international education programs.

The Beloit College community is diverse and noted for its passionate engagement with ideas and the world. Its 1200 students are from nearly every state, the District of Columbia, and more than 40 nations. Twenty percent of its students are non-Caucasian; ten percent come from countries other than the United States. No more than ten percent of a graduating class is represented in any one of Beloit's majors.

98% of Beloit's 103 full-time faculty members hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. Teaching is the faculty's highest priority but all professors are active scholars and artists. Many are leaders in educational reform. Professors serve as mentors, guides, and partners on research projects and academic work. A strong tradition of student-teacher collaboration contributes to the college's lively intellectual community.

Beloit offers more than fifty majors, more than thirty minors, and a number of dual-degree and pre-professional programs. A flexible curriculum, grounded in rigorous study encourages independent research, fieldwork, and collaboration with peers and professors. Coursework is interdisciplinary, experiential, and global in scope. The average class size is 15 students; Beloit's student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1.

Beloit's wooded forty-acre campus includes twenty-eight buildings in a range of architectural styles; four buildings are listed on the National or State Register of Historic Places. The campus is marked by winding pathways, expansive lawns, displays of public art, and ancient Indian mounds.

The college's academic facilities include the internationally recognized Logan Museum of Anthropology, the Wright Museum or Art, a state of the art performing arts complex and research labs equipped with advanced technology. Beloit offers more than thirty international programs, dozens of domestic study programs, and hundreds of internships and field study programs.

 

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