Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Apr 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 Position Summary:  The Department of Science at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. This is a 10-month, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will have a background in analytical chemistry with expertise in experimental methods such as liquid chromatography and infrared spectroscopy applied to bioanalytical chemistry. Ideal candidates will be able to contribute to curriculum development and teaching in chemistry, biochemistry, and quantitative analytical chemistry. The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses including General Chemistry and General Chemistry labs, Quantitative Analytical chemistry and associated labs and ability to develop advanced undergraduate specialty labs and courses in his/her area of expertise. The preferred candidate will have a proclivity to mentoring students in undergraduate research, and a demonstrable ability to teach laboratory and lecture to undergraduates demonstrating a wide array preparedness. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience interacting with first-generation college students.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a residential state college located in Tifton, Georgia, named one of the best 100 small towns in America. The college offers associate and baccalaureate degrees and has an approximate enrollment of 3400. The Department of Science and Mathematics houses a baccalaureate program in Biology with tracks in Pre- Professional, Health Professions, General, and Biochemistry. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and be able to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty. The successful candidate will be a strongly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a firm commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. ABAC seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Position is open until filled.

Required Qualifications:  A completed Ph.D. in bioanalytical chemistry, analytical chemistry or a closely related area is required. Candidates will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates in experimental projects leading to presentation and publication. Experience in laboratory instruction, preparation and maintenance is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with prior safety or chemical hygiene training and certification.

For additional information, contact Dr. Joseph Falcone, Department Head, Science and Mathematics at 229-391-5114 or jfalcone@abac.edu

Completed application, CV, Official transcripts and three letters of reference will be required from finalist.