The University of Northern Colorado will be searching for two positions in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (start Aug 2017). I’ve attached the short vacancy announcements for the positions. Please share this information with any interested candidates:
Assistant Professor of Chemical Education (tenure-track)
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemical Education, position #F99716. This 9-month appointment requires an earned doctorate in chemical education or closely related field. The successful candidate will instruct graduate courses in chemical education, undergraduate courses in general chemistry, and other chemistry/science courses based on qualifications. In addition to providing service to the department, college and university, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, nationally recognized and externally funded research program in chemical education research involving both undergraduate and graduate students. The full vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at: http://careers.unco.edu. Screening of applications begins October 26, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. The University is an AAEO employer.
Associate/Full Professor of Organic Chemistry (tenure-eligible) and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate / Full Professor in Organic Chemistry (tenure-eligible). This position carries faculty responsibilities in teaching within the organic chemistry curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels, operation of a nationally recognized, externally funded research program in any field of Organic Chemistry, and service responsibilities at the department, college, university and professional levels. The successful candidate will also serve as Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with reassignment of 12-credit hours of their academic-year workload and a 1.5-month (half-time) appointment in the summer. The candidate will have documented leadership and management skills, work collaboratively with the department’s faculty and report to the Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences. As the chief academic and administrative officer for the Department, the Chair provides leadership in the development and oversight of instructional programs, research, and service commitments in the department and assumes responsibility for administration, budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and evaluations, professional development, community advancement, facilitation of the acquisition of external funding, and assuring adherence to university and college policies and procedures. The full vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at:http://careers.unco.edu. Screening of applications begins October 26, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. The University is an AAEO employer.