Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry Tenure-Track Position
The Whittier College Chemistry Department, an ACS-approved program, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in Inorganic Chemistry (including bio-inorganic, organometallic, and other related disciplines) starting September 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, post-doctoral experience preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Senior Capstone courses, and courses that contribute to the College's liberal education program.
Candidates will be judged primarily on their teaching ability and their dedication to close interaction with undergraduates. Advisement of undergraduate students and service to the department and the College is required. Maintaining an active research program with undergraduate students is expected.
Whittier College is committed to attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse faculty with a shared passion for student-centered teaching and mentoring. Distinguished by small class sizes, high-impact pedagogies, and an innovative liberal arts curriculum, it is a nationally recognized model for inclusion and diversity. With over 65% students of color, Whittier is both an HSI and AANAPISI. Founded in 1887, it is an independent, four-year liberal arts college with about 1,700 undergraduates, ideally situated in the scenic hills 18 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is an AA/EOE employer.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, a teaching philosophy, a research plan, unofficial under-graduate and graduate transcripts, and evidence of effective teaching to Christina Bauer: email@example.com. Also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent by the references to the same address. PDFs preferred for all materials. Position open until filled; review starts 10/15/2019. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
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