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Job Title: Chemistry, Organic/Biochemistry Assistant Professor Tenure Track
Location: West Hartford, CT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/23/2018
Expire Date: 12/23/2018
Job Categories: Education and Library
Job Description
Chemistry, Organic/Biochemistry Assistant Professor Tenure Track

The University of Saint Joseph Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in organic and biochemistry. This position will be responsible for teaching courses in support of the chemistry, biochemistry, biology and allied health science majors beginning in August 2019. The University of Saint Joseph's Chemistry Department has both an ACS approved chemistry program and an ASBMB accredited biochemistry program.

About the University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.

Position Description

Responsibilities include teaching lectures and laboratories in both the organic and biochemistry sequences for science majors and allied health science majors. The opportunity for teaching in the on-line Master's programs is also available. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research program that involves undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry majors.

Required Skills/Qualifications

The position requires an earned doctorate in chemistry or biochemistry, with specialization in organic chemistry or biochemistry. The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and shown competency in teaching both organic chemistry and biochemistry at the undergraduate level.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates should submit:
• Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position
• Current curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (two pages maximum)
• Unofficial transcripts
• Three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
• ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion

Completed applications can be sent to hr@usj.edu (preferred); hard copies may be mailed to Human Resources Department, University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Please specify title and department to which you are applying in the subject line (email) or Attn: line (postal mail). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

Please visit our website to read more about our mission statement and learn more about our department and program.
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The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society. Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.
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