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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: Chemistry

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

 

Overview:

The Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track chemistry position at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2019.

Preference will be given to those candidates who have relevant teaching experience in chemistry lecture and laboratory courses at the undergraduate level and who also have interest and experience in developing and teaching environmental science course offerings for non-science majors. We are seeking candidates who have research interests and experiences that have an environmental focus. Experience in the use of instructional technologies and in course development is also highly desired.

About the College:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English, History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates
  • Apply for outside research funding
  • Publish in appropriate peer-reviewed journals
  • Serve on university committees and participate in both departmental and college initiatives
  • Provide academic and career advising and mentoring to students
  • Create an engaging and interactive classroom environment for students
  • Develop innovative course materials and assist in curriculum development

Education Requirements:

  • PhD in chemistry with an environmental research focus is required at the time of appointment  

Qualifications:

  • Relevant teaching experience in chemistry lecture and laboratory courses at the undergraduate level
  • Research interests and experiences that have an environmental focus
  • Interest and experience in developing and teaching environmental science course offerings for non-science majors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the use of instructional technologies and in course development is highly desired
  • Committed to excellence in teaching
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Concise statements of teaching philosophy and proposed research
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Applications will begin to be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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