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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Coppin State University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 28, 2022


The Department of Natural Sciences is housed within the College of Arts and Sciences and Education and serves as home for 10 full time Faculty and nearly 150 undergraduates and 6 first cohort graduate students between its Biology and Chemistry programs.

Upon joining the Department of Natural Sciences, the successful candidate will work among a dynamic faculty to deepen our fundamental understanding of natural phenomena and address critical challenges facing our society. The research environment is strengthened by an initial NSF -funded research award, a Constellation E-2 grant, a Maryland Initiative Partnership MIPs-funded grant, as well as several NIH, DOD, USDA funded Research projects. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art core facilities such as a 400 MHz NMR, GC mass spectrometry, HPLC, TGA, FESEM - EDS, AFM, TEM, Electrochemical PARR unit, Bomb Calorimeter, Raman, FTIR, UV- VIS, Circular Dichroism spectropolarimeter, Shimatzu spectrofluorometer, Electrophoresis, Tensile-Stress Electromechanical Tester.

The selected candidate will be teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Chemistry, contribute to the on-going research programs in polymer and material sciences, secure external funding to support research and department programs, advise students, and provide service to the department/community.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including Polymers and Materials Sciences, Computational Chemistry, Advanced Instrumentation, Foundations of Biomaterials, Thermodynamic of Polymers, and other courses as appropriate.
  • Maintain and facilitate the delivery of courses and other scholarly material using contemporary technology for quality classroom instruction. methods and student teaching.
  • Assist students in fulfilling their maximum potential by conducting comprehensive academic advisement sessions.
  • Conduct scholarly research in and supervise undergraduate and graduate research.
  • Secure internal and external grants to support research.

  • Participate in department, school, and university assignments.
  • Participation in program related accreditation activities for the department and academic unit.
  • Participate in services activities conducted by the University, College, department, and community, which includes outreach to Community Colleges and high schools.
  • Other duties as assigned as related to faculty workload policy.
Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry from an accredited institution required.

  • May be a recent graduate with two years of Post-Doc training in Chemistry.
  • Teaching experience in a four-year university setting.
  • Successful experience in obtaining external grant and undertaking cross-disciplinary research.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written communication and public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to higher academic and professional standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with Pre-professional student.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and leading undergraduate research.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative and student-centered instruction.
  • Demonstrated evidence of working in diverse learning environments.
  • Demonstrated evidence of incorporating technology in courses to engage diverse learners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on university-wide committees.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with students to support their progression to the degree and their service to the community.
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