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Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of physical or analytical chemistry, beginning August 1, 2022. Essential Duties
We are seeking candidates who are committed to engaged learning and collaborative, original research with undergraduate students, who employ inclusive practices in undergraduate teaching, and who will participate in the wider life of the Department and the College.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach lecture and laboratory courses at the introductory level (general chemistry) and at more advanced levels in their subdiscipline (physical or analytical chemistry). A willingness to teach courses for nonscience majors is also valued.

Candidates are expected to train and mentor undergraduates in the research laboratory and to establish an active, externally funded research program involving our students. Education and Experience Required
A Ph.D. in chemistry is required and postdoctoral or equivalent experience is encouraged. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is especially interested in applicants who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service obligations.
Posting Number F116P Open Date 09/15/2021 Close Date 10/13/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: 10/13/2021 Instructions to candidates
Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter and teaching statement evidence of a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with engaging diverse students both in the classroom and potentially through collaborative research experiences.

Applicants should complete the online application form at https://careers.providence.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable for application purposes), a description of research plans, and a statement of their philosophy on teaching, mentoring, and managing research at a primarily undergraduate institution. Also required are three confidential letters of recommendation. Qualified applications received by October 13th will be guaranteed consideration.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is accredited by the ACS and its biochemistry degree is also accredited by ASBMB . For more information on our academic programs, faculty/students, or facilities, please visit our webpage (chemistry.providence.edu). Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Founded in 1917 by the Dominican Friars, it is located in the vibrant and diverse capital city of Providence, RI. It has been acknowledged by US News & World Report as #1 in its 2021 rankings of Regional Universities North. It is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and the College especially encourages applications from women, persons of color, and other groups typically underrepresented on college faculties. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation
  6. Research
Optional Documents

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