Chemistry (Biophysical Chemistry) – Assistant Professor [UPDATED]
Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialization(s): Biophysical Chemistry
Search # 18-003
Southern Connecticut State University is a comprehensive university located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment surrounded by many fine universities with easy access to New York and Boston. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven near the Westville Village section of the city. SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.
The Chemistry Department at Southern Connecticut State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Biophysical Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level. The ACS-accredited Chemistry Department offers the B.A. degree, the B.S. with teacher-certification (7-12), the B.S. with three separate concentrations (General, Biochemistry, and Environmental Chemistry), a 4 + 1 BS /MS track, a post-baccalaureate initial teacher certification program, the M.S. degree, and a Professional Science Master’s degree. Please see our website at http://www.southernct.edu/chemistry for more information.
Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:
Candidates must be committed to teaching within a vibrant and demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment. Tenure-track faculty at SCSU are expected to conduct research/creative activity in their area of expertise. Creative activities include mentoring student research leading to publication of theses, publishing articles in academic and professional journals, seeking funding in support of research and teaching needs, and contributing to workshops and conferences.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistryby the time of appointment.
Preference will be given to candidates with university-level teaching experience in courses such as general chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and/or biochemistry.
Please send electronically a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, three letters of recommendation, representative reprints, teaching evaluations, and any other evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Chemistry Search Committee Chair at CHEsearch1@southernct.edu. Please include your personal contact information along with a work address on your CV. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by Monday, October 16, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.