Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Nov 7 2019 Job Description:
The University of Saint Joseph's Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the Department of Chemistry. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching online graduate courses for the department's masters' programs in chemistry and biochemistry beginning in August 2020. S/he will also serve as graduate director for the department's two online masters' programs. There may also be a need to teach courses in support of the chemistry, biochemistry, biology and allied health science majors. The University of Saint Joseph's Department of Chemistry has online masters' programs in both Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as an ACS approved chemistry program and an ASBMB accredited biochemistry program.
Responsibilities include teaching graduate-level courses in the online master's programs as well as lectures and laboratories for undergraduate chemistry/biochemistry majors and other allied-health sciences majors. The successful candidate will also serve as the program director for the chemistry and biochemistry master's programs. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research program leading to publications and possibly to external funding with the potential of involving undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry majors.
The position requires an earned doctorate in organic chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates whose specialty area is either organic chemistry or biochemistry (with a demonstrated ability to teach the thermodynamics of biological systems). Candidates with postdoctoral experiences are preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching either organic chemistry or biochemistry at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants with teaching experience, familiarity with innovative teaching methods that focus on student engagement and inclusivity with the ability to reach diverse learners and a strong desire to teach on-line courses along with a working knowledge of on-line classroom management will be given priority.
Other Requirements Include:
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
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.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.