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Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Jacksonville State University
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Jacksonville (Main Campus)

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Job no: 495954
Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry of Jacksonville State University’s College of Science and Mathematics is seeking to hire a scholar for an Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

The Assistant Professor, in the College of Science and Mathematics provides educational services in the department of Chemistry and Geoscience to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. The Assistant Professor may be required to teach Chemistry courses on campus, off-campus, and online courses depending on need of the department and location. This position has an anticipated start date of January 3, 2023.

Faculty should be able to use classical, wet chemical methods and modern, instrumental methods. This person should be able to use separations such as precipitation, extraction, and distillation. They should be able to identify components based on differences in color, odor, melting point, boiling point, solubility, radioactivity or reactivity. Classical quantitative analysis uses mass or volume changes to quantify amount. Instrumental methods may be used to separate samples using chromatography, electrophoresis or field flow fractionation. Then qualitative and quantitative analysis can be performed, often with the same instrument and may use light interaction, heat interaction, electric fields or magnetic fields. Often the same instrument can separate, identify and quantify an analyte.

Candidates must possess:

  • A PhD. in Chemistry at the time of appointment
  • Accomplishments sufficient to indicate the ability to meet requirements of the rank of Assistant Professor at JSU in teaching, service, and scholarly publications
  • Background and experience in Analytical and Physical Chemistry and teaching of instruments and analytics.

The preferred candidate will possess:

  • Background in Analytical Chemistry and potentially Health Related Chemistry Field
  • Ability to conduct MEANINGFUL research with undergraduate students
  • Be an active MENTOR to undergraduate students and mentor effectively
  • Can effectively and actively TEACH students using various approaches
  • Commitment to Scholarly Activities, Professional Engagement, and Community Service

Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, Jacksonville State University was established in 1883 as a state teachers college and has grown into a public, comprehensive university with the highest percentage of accredited programs of any regional university in Alabama. JSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 110 areas of study. A student-centered university, JSU seeks to employ diverse individuals who embrace its motto, “Friendliest Campus in the South,” by providing outstanding customer service and support. Want to join the JSU Family? Learn more at www.jsu.edu/hr

Clery Notice: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, https://clerycenter.org/policy-resources/the-clery-act/ the Jacksonville State University Police provide information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at: http://jsu.edu/police/docs/CleryAnnualReport.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advertised: Aug 25 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 31 2022 Central Daylight Time

Organization

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,500 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to http://www.jsu.edu/president/strategic_planning.html

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics; and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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