Assistant Professor of Chemistry
September 17, 2013
The Department of Chemistry at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, seeks to fill a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to start August 1st, 2014. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related field is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities will be instrumental analysis and general chemistry. The new faculty member will develop an undergraduate research program in a field such as forensics, materials, energy, catalysis, art analysis, bio-analytical chemistry, or instrument design. Startup funds will accompany research laboratory space in our fully-renovated (2013) facility.
The VMI Chemistry Department has seven tenure-track professors and two technicians, offers the ACS-certified degree in chemistry, is well-equipped with modern instrumentation (e.g. single crystal X-ray diffractometer, differential scanning calorimeter, 400 MHz NMR, rotating-ring disk electrochemical setup, GC/MS). VMI is an all undergraduate military college that is consistently ranked as a top public liberal arts college. All 1600 students live on campus and about 50% commission in the US Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior service is required.
Apply online at: https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/Central?quickFind=176318
The VMI Chemistry Department invites you to explore our website for additional information and to apply for the position: www.vmi.edu/chem
. For full consideration, complete applications must be received before October 23, 2013; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, a well-developed research plan, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. In addition, send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Dan Harrison: email@example.com
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply