Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Trinity College
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Other Science & Technology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


Title
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Open Date
07/30/2021

Close Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

The Trinity College Chemistry Department, which is committed to ensuring the success of the diverse and talented students in our classrooms and laboratories, invites applications for a tenure-track position in physical chemistry, to begin in August 2022. We seek a candidate who has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or an allied field who can teach a variety of courses including Introductory Chemistry I and II, Physical Chemistry I and II, and Physical Biochemistry. Other teaching duties will include non-majors science courses or first-year seminars. The successful candidate will also establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate students. The proposed research can be in any area of physical chemistry, broadly defined. The successful candidate will be eligible for one semester of leave every four years to pursue their research program, guaranteed annual funds toward conference travel, and access to tuition benefits.

Trinity College is located in the city of Hartford, the capital city of Connecticut. The College is set in an urban environment and is in close proximity to a number of biomedical research institutions, including Hartford Hospital, the University of Connecticut Medical Center and the Jackson Laboratories. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries with 21% students of color and 50% women. Trinity College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

The Trinity Chemistry Department offers majors in Chemistry and Biochemistry, with two tracks in Biochemistry (Traditional and Neurobiochemistry). The department also possesses excellent, modern, research instruments available for use by students and faculty. A description of these instruments can be found here .

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing research plans, a statement on your teaching philosophy, official transcripts, and contact information for a minimum of three reference letter writers. The research plan statement should describe how undergraduate students will be meaningfully involved in the work. The teaching statement should include a description of how your teaching will engage the diverse student body at Trinity College. Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Chemistry Department, Professor Timothy Curran .

Trinity College seeks to attract a diverse faculty, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and actively seeks applications from women and other underrepresented groups.

Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.

Qualifications

We seek a candidate who has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or an allied field who can teach a variety of courses including Introductory Chemistry I and II, Physical Chemistry I and II, and Physical Biochemistry. Other teaching duties will include non-majors science courses or first-year seminars. The successful candidate will also establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate students. The proposed research can be in any area of physical chemistry, broadly defined.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits, plus start-up expense fund.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications to begin on October 1, 2021. Applicants should have all materials in by this date, including letters of reference.

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https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2404

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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