Assistant Professor

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces New Mexico
October 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor

Position Summary

Las Cruces- a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019, with research and teaching interests in Analytical Chemistry and related fields including interdisciplinary research. The Department has strong doctoral and undergraduate programs and promotes research, development and education in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D.- A doctorate in Chemistry with an emphasis in Analytical Chemistry or related scientific fields, postdoctoral training, and a publication record commensurate with appointment to a Ph.D. program. The applicant is expected to develop an extramurally funded research program.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Special Requirements of the Position

The ideal applicant will have scientific interests that complement and expand existing expertise in the department. Collaboration across broad areas of scientific study and participation in multi-investigator grant funding are encouraged. Teaching assignments will include Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, General Chemistry, and allied graduate classes with opportunities for the development of special topics courses in the applicant’s area of interest.

General Information of Campus and Unit

NMSU is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. NMSU has strong research programs and a tradition in serving a diverse student population. NMSU is located in the scenic and culturally rich southern New Mexico border region and is classified as a Hispanic-serving Institution by the federal government with total minority enrollment over 48%. NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. For more information, please visit: and and like us on Facebook:

Special Instructions to Applicants

All application materials are to be submitted on-line. Documents submitted directly to the department will not be considered.

Anticipated job Begin Date: August 2019

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Required Documents:

  1. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter;
  2. curriculum vitae;
  3. unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (English translation if applicable);
  4. Faculty Teaching Statement;
  5. Faculty Research Statement;
  6. 3-5 reference letters.

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