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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry



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9 mo.

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry at Coastal Carolina University( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023. This person will be teaching lecture and laboratory sections in the general chemistry sequence as well as upper-level courses determined by departmental needs and applicant qualifications. The Department of Chemistry offers B.S. degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. The department specifically seeks a candidate with the ability to teach across multiple sub-disciplines and complements the current offerings of the department. In addition, a strong candidate will show potential in developing a vibrant research program involving undergraduate students. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related fields.Responsibilities include course development, teaching and advising students in the major, and working with the Department Chair to coordinate undergraduate program. It also includes publishing research, serving on Departmental, College and University committees and providing services to the community. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load of upper- and lower-division required courses and is a 9-month position.Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

For your application, please submit a cover letter, your teaching philosophy, research proposal, curriculum vitae, electronic copy of transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications:

Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

Mental Demands:

Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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Chemicals, Fumes

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Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Calculator, Chemicals, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Lab Apparatus, Machines, Mops/Brooms, Scanner, Telephone

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