Employment Tenure-Track: Bio-Organic ChemistryThe Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in BIO-ORGANIC CHEMISTRY.
The successful candidates will be expected to:
- Develop and maintain an independent externally-funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students in organic chemistry with a preference for bioorganic chemistry, natural products, medicinal chemistry, or chemical biology;
- Be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population; teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level lecture and lab courses in organic chemistry and specialty courses in their area of expertise, as well as lower-division General Chemistry;
- Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and
- Fulfill service obligations.
- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field and relevant postdoctoral experience, at the time of appointment.
- Applicants must have a demonstrated potential to teach lecture and laboratory courses in organic chemistry, including use of student-centered, active learning, and inquiry-based approaches. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated teaching potential and a strong commitment to teaching a diverse population of students at the undergraduate and Masterís levels.
- Applicant must have a demonstrated potential for developing and sustaining an independent externally funded research program involving undergraduate and masterís level students leading to peer-reviewed publications.
- Applicants must have the ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus population.
Rank and Salary
The position will be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary and startup are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available, which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse or domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care as well as an affordable housing program; and a defined-benefit retirement through the State system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits,consult http://hr.fullerton.edu/Benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf
Job Control Number
August 18, 2014
Please submit the following required application materials as pdf documents by email to email@example.com (a) curriculum vitae (including history of grant activity); (b) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience that addresses teaching diverse populations (3 page limit); (c) a statement of research experience and plans that include projects to engage undergraduate and MS students and strategies to obtain funding (4-page limit); (d) copies of relevant peer-reviewed publications (limit of 3); and (e) names and contact information for three individuals who will send letters of recommendation. The recommenders are required to directly send a signed letter of recommendation on official letterhead stationery either via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Chair, Organic Chemistry Search Committee
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834-6866
Telephone: (657) 278-3621
Fax: (657) 278-5316
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013, and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed.
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