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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please be prepared to enter or attach (as a single PDF file) the following:

· A curriculum vitae that includes but not limited to the following information, as applicable: a list of publications, grants/fellowships received, approved or pending, awards, contributed and invited talks/presentations, teaching and mentoring roles, leadership positions, contributions to the academic community, and efforts in public outreach.
· Letter of application/Cover letter
· A one-page statement of teaching philosophy
· A detailed research plan/proposal which addresses the future trajectory of the candidates research (typically 3-4 pages)
· A one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion
· Names, email addresses and telephone contact information of three references who will be contacted directly by North Carolina Central University to submit letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Position Number 610098
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as such, it provides undergraduate/graduate instructions in all fields of Chemistry (Analytical. Biochemistry, Inorganic, Physical). The Department is one out of three (Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that currently holds an American Chemical Society (ACS) certification in the State. The Department directly supports approximately 80majors, both graduate 15 and undergraduate 65, and provides service courses to Department of Biology, Environmental Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Health Education, and Human Sciences. The Department has developed a Student ACS and National Organizational for Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChe) Chapters for community outreach activities.
Primary Purpose of Position
This 9-month faculty will be recruited to teach primarily in areas related to Organic Chemistry. The candidate will report to the department chair and will be required to work closely with other Organic Chemistry instructors in the department. The candidate will be expected to seek external grants and develop a competitive research program. Additional responsibilities include teaching Chemistry courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, developing elective chemistry courses in the area of expertise, conducting research in the related areas, involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, academic advising and program development, and institutional and/or community service.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; excellent research and analytical skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others; strong knowledge base in Organic Chemistry and related areas.
Minimum Education/Experience
Earned Ph.D in Organic Chemistry or related field, and postdoctoral experience in research or teaching in Organic Chemistry or related field.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
NA
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Instructional
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Teaching Organic Chemistry and other chemistry courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, developing elective chemistry courses in the area of expertise.
Function Research
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Develop a research program capable of attracting external funding and involving undergraduate and graduate students.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Academic advising and program development, and institutional and/or community service.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02847P
Open Date 05/08/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please be prepared to enter or attach (as a single PDF file) the following:

· A curriculum vitae that includes but not limited to the following information, as applicable: a list of publications, grants/fellowships received, approved or pending, awards, contributed and invited talks/presentations, teaching and mentoring roles, leadership positions, contributions to the academic community, and efforts in public outreach.
· Letter of application/Cover letter
· A one-page statement of teaching philosophy
· A detailed research plan/proposal which addresses the future trajectory of the candidates research (typically 3-4 pages)
· A one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion
· Names, email addresses and telephone contact information of three references who will be contacted directly by North Carolina Central University to submit letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Other Document
  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  4. Multimedia File

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide a detailed research plan/proposal

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please provide a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please provide a one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and as a researcher.

    (Open Ended Question)