Search for new professor of organic chemistry
August 06, 2012
LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE - Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2000 undergraduates, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position of organic chemistry or a related sub-discipline beginning Fall 2013. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to excellent teaching and an ability to develop a productive research program involving undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities include courses in organic chemistry (including laboratory), and, depending on the qualifications of the incumbent, advanced chemistry courses. The successful candidate will also rotate in the introductory chemistry sequence as well as in general science education courses for non-majors. Teaching and research interests that cross over with the subfields of biochemistry, environmental chemistry, or materials chemistry are especially desirable. Ph.D. required; postdoctoral experience preferred. For more information about our ACS-approved chemistry department see http://college.lclark.edu/departments/chemistry/. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. Each applicant should submit electronically the following materials to http://www.interfolio.com/apply/14091 by October 1, 2012: 1) a cover letter that includes an explanation of her/his suitability for this position and a description of how s/he would contribute to campus diversity and a culture of inclusion, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, 5) a research proposal (including the role of undergraduates), and 6) arrange for three referees to submit letters of recommendation. Lewis & Clark College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.