Chemistry, Assistant Professor, tenure track

Oxford, GA
Competitive salary, benefits
August 30 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry, tenure track. 

All applicants must apply via Interfolio:

Description: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure- track, to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will teach chemistry lecture and laboratory courses across the first and second year curriculum for both science and non-science majors, and will be instrumental in supporting the incorporation of inorganic chemistry throughout the curriculum as well as the application of materials chemistry in the laboratories. Emory University is in the process of implementing an HHMI-funded curriculum redesign including an emphasis on the first two years of the chemistry major. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the chemistry curriculum of the future by participating in the development of new courses and laboratories utilizing Oxford’s just-opened, state-of-the-art science facility designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM. 


A PhD in inorganic chemistry or closely related area is required.

Experience teaching first and second-year college-level chemistry courses is strongly preferred.  Individuals with a background in materials chemistry, experience with inquiry-based teaching, student-centered learning, and engaging students in investigative laboratory exercises are particularly encouraged to apply.


Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin October 15, 2017.

The Oxford College of Emory University campus is 36 miles east of Atlanta.

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