The Department of Chemistry at Lafayette College is hiring a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position, starting July 2020. We seek an analytical chemist who will complement our current expertise with shared teaching duties in quantitative analysis and instrumental analysis. The individual will also contribute to courses in introductory chemistry. Depending on appropriate background, the individual may teach additional courses in physical or biological chemistry. The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, and 3/2 thereafter. Successful candidates are expected to develop an active experimental research program involving undergraduate students especially in the areas noted above. A Ph.D. degree is required, and postdoctoral and teaching experience is preferred. Additional information about the position and the Department of Chemistry is at http://chemistry.lafayette.edu/assistant-professor-2020/.
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer. In the application materials, applicants should address how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/ ).
Applicants should upload their materials at http://apply.interfolio.com/65918. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching expertise and philosophy (1-2 pages), a summary of a proposed research program (3-4 pages), and a preliminary breakdown of startup cost estimates, and they should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators by September 22, 2019 to receive full consideration.