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Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Chemistry (45230)

Claflin University
Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC, 29115

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Job Location: Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Description The Department of Chemistry at Claflin University invites applications for a tenure track assistant/associate professor position in chemistry to teach undergraduate chemistry classes.The chemistry department at Claflin University offers an ACS accredited undergraduate program and is equipped with state-of-the-art analytical instruments. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching general chemistry classes and advanced classes inorganic chemistry and biochemistry. The successful applicant will be expected to attract funding from external agencies, maintain an undergraduate research programin chemistry, serve on departmental and faculty committees, and perform other related academic duties.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry and teaching/post-doctoral research experience. The successful candidate must have an established record of teaching, research, grantsmanship, and peer reviewed publications appropriate for the appointment at the rank of assistant/associate professor in chemistry.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open Until filled

Position Starting: Fall 2024

Application Procedure: Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description, and elaboration of relevant experience, select publications, official transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
FacultySearch Committee
Claflin University/Dept. of Chemistry
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.

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