Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2023
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Assistant Professor of Chemistry



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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

Full or Part Time



9 mo.

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Coastal Carolina University ( ) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2024. The Department of Chemistry is home to 120 undergraduate majors and two degrees: Biochemistry and Chemistry. As a department we focus on our commitment to student success and are seeking a proficient teacher/scholar who is dedicated to undergraduate teaching and can develop a vibrant undergraduate research program. The successful candidate must be able to teach organic chemistry courses, lower-level chemistry classes, and potentially develop upper-level chemistry electives for the biochemistry and chemistry degrees. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related fields.

The student experience is the Chemistry Department’s priority, and your responsibilities will focus on providing a rich academic experience to help facilitate student success. Responsibilities include course development, teaching and advising students, mentoring undergraduate research students, and working with the Department Chair to coordinate Departmental/College/University activities. It also includes publishing research, serving on Departmental, College and University committees and providing services to the community. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load of upper- and lower-division courses and is a 9-month position.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

For your application, please submit a cover letter, your teaching philosophy, research proposal, curriculum vitae, electronic copy of transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin 30 days after the posting of this advertisement and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Required Qualifications

Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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Mental Demands

Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Analytical and Problem Solving, Detailed Work, Stress

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Chemicals, Fumes

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

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Chemicals, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone, Calculator, Lab Apparatus

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  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Reference List
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Statement
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