ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Tenure Stream
The chemistry department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2022. A PhD in chemistry or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and research interests that lie at an interface of traditional chemistry subdisciplines, and that complement existing department expertise. Examples include bioorganic, bioanalytical, polymers, electrochemistry, nanochemistry, materials, and bioinorganic. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry, teach foundational and advanced classes and labs, direct an undergraduate research program, and participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a description of research plans, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18988. The teaching statement should include a consideration of the candidate’s relevant coursework, experiences, and/or other qualifications to teach general chemistry. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in a one-page diversity statement how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Evaluation of applications will begin September 20 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The chemistry department offers strong BA programs in biochemistry and chemistry and has excellent facilities for teaching and research. New faculty members receive generous start-up support. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported. One year of research is required of all senior majors, and student stipends for summer research are available. Further information about the chemistry department can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/chemistry. The site also includes additional information on teaching and research in chemistry at Colgate and advice for applying for this position. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.