Assistant Professor/Tenure Track/Analytical Chemist

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Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-College of Arts and Sciences

Position Title: Assistant Professor/Tenure Track/Analytical Chemist
Department: Chemistry
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: The Assistant Professor is a campus-based, tenure-track position open to individuals specializing in analytical chemistry.

Teaching assignments will primarily include senior-level gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, and atomic spectrometry instrumentation courses and sophomore-level analytical chemistry courses, but may also include other courses dependent on departmental needs or candidate's expertise.  While teaching is considered the primary responsibility for full-time faculty at Northern Michigan University, expectations also include establishing a research program that would actively involve undergraduates and appropriate levels of departmental and university service.

The Department of Chemistry has nineteen full-time faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in ACS-certified chemistry, biochemistry, forensic biochemistry, and medicinal plant chemistry.  The department has a proud history of hands-on undergraduate analytical chemistry education and boasts a substantial suite of instrumentation for a university of our size, including three LC-MS/MS, three GC-MS, four GC-FID, three LC-PDA, and three ICP-MS instruments used by students in the senior-level courses along with faculty and student researchers.  Further information about the department can be found at  Northern Michigan University, with 7,200 students and 175 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy and excellent quality of life.  See more at

Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Chemistry or closely related field
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills.
Commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Ability to develop research projects appropriate for NMU and appropriate for undergraduate involvement.
Excellent problem-solving skills and laboratory-diagnostic capabilities.
Ability to work well with instructional team, including but not limited to fellow instructors and laboratory assistants.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Post-doctoral experience.
Teaching experience at the university level.
Familiarity with modern analytical instrumentation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.
Contact Information:
Mark Paulsen, Chair -
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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