Chemistry Department Positions Available


 

FULL-TIME (Fixed Term) FACULTY POSITION                                    

 

Department:  Chemistry                                         Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialization(s): General Chemistry

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate lectures/labs in freshman chemistry commencing in August 2015. The candidate must be committed to teaching within a vibrant/demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students for student success. This position is full time for the period of one year, and is renewable for a second year based on mutual agreement. It is an expectation that all full time faculty members at SCSU participate in department/university service. Nominal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester. 

Required Qualifications: 

A Ph.D. in Chemistry with experience teaching a curriculum consistent with ACS accreditation standards. An ability to assess student writing according to ACS style guidelines is required and should be demonstrated in the application materials. ABD candidates will be considered if Ph.D. is anticipated by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated a strong record in teaching general chemistry.

Application Process:

Please submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official copies are required for permanent employment), and two letters of recommendation to (letters should be from persons familiar with the candidates teaching abilities):

Dr. Gerald Lesley, Search Committee Chair

Chemistry Department
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515

Email: lesleym1@southernct.edu

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by     March 20, 2015.  Position will remain open until filled.


 

part-time Faculty Position                                   

 

 

The Chemistry Department at Southern Connecticut State University is looking to hire part-time faculty members to teach General Chemistry laboratory.  An M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry is required. Lab sessions are 3 hours per week. Lab instructors are responsible for leading pre-lab lectures, preparing and administering pre-lab quizzes, holding one office hour per week, and grading lab reports. The grading of reports requires a strong ability to assess written work for grammatical content, as well as scientific content and style.

Please send your resume with a cover letter to Dr. Jeffrey Webb, General Chemistry Lab Coordinator.

Email: webbj6@southernct.edu                                                            
Chemistry Department                                                                           
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515

 

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.