Overview

The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing instruction at both the undergraduate level along with leading a research program involving undergraduate and Master’s level students, while serving as student mentor and advisor in keeping with the university’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach courses including laboratories within the chemistry program to undergraduate and graduate students (normal teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year);
  • Conduct scholarly activities including research in organic chemistry with publishing of findings in appropriate professional journals;
  • Establish an independent, innovative research program while pursuing and obtaining external funding;
  • Hold office hours as required;
  • Advise students on academic curricular issues as well as professional matters;
  • Serve on committees and attend meetings as part of university service;
  • Supervise teaching assistants and technicians in laboratory preparations and presentations;
  • Maintain regular attendance on campus;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
* EDUCATION: Doctorate in Organic Chemistry (ABD will be considered but degree must be completed by hiring date)

Preferred Qualifications:
Research in the area of organic synthesis is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exhibiting skill, knowledge, and expertise in the classroom;
  • Ability to use technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy;
  • Ability to work effectively with other university employees and a culturally-diverse student body;
  • Ability to develop effective methodology for the integration of teaching and research;
  • Ability to express oneself using excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability, knowledge and skill to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses;
  • Ability to supervise both undergraduate and graduate-level student research;
  • Ability to supervise graduate internships.