The Ithaca College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time, one-year (with possibility of renewal pending departmental needs) Assistant Professor in Chemistry position for the academic year 2013-14, to teach general chemistry, organic chemistry, and provide general laboratory instruction. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that acknowledge and value the varied learning styles and interests of a culturally diverse student population, reflecting a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy.
A typical teaching load for this position is teaching two lectures and two labs in the Fall semester and two lectures and two labs in the Spring semester.
Position/Job Responsibilities continued
Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely-related field is preferred; ABD with anticipated completion of Ph.D. by start date or shortly thereafter may be considered. A strong commitment to teaching introductory general chemistry and organic chemistry classes is required. Previous teaching and/or post-doctoral experience is highly desirable.
The Chemistry program is ACS -certified and students graduate with a BA or BS in Chemistry or a BS in Biochemistry. The Department of Chemistry at Ithaca College offers diverse coursework, opportunities for significant research, challenging and rewarding fieldwork, and a variety of extramural activities. The department is housed in the Center for Natural Sciences, a 125,000-square-foot building that features private labs for professors, large labs for instruction, and up-to-date equipment. Nationally noted for their research, our faculty are currently investigating a wide range of topics. What’s more, our professors encourage and expect student collaboration.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan IC 20/20 positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.
Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.
Instructions for submitting your application
Interested individuals should apply online at apply.icjobs.org and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vita/resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, and scanned copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Under separate cover three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Search Chair Department of Chemistry, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 or by email attachment to email@example.com. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by May 24, 2013.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.