Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

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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
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 inorganic chemistry.
Teaching assignments will include a sophomore-level course (CH 215-Chemistry of the Elements) and a senior-level course (CH415- Inorganic Chemistry) in addition to other courses dependent on departmental needs or candidate's expertise. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a research program that would actively involve undergraduates and also contribute to Departmental and University service activities.

The Department of Chemistry has 20 full-time faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in ACS-certified chemistry, biochemistry, forensic biochemistry, and medicinal plant chemistry. Further information about the department can be found at Northern Michigan University with 7200 students and 175 degree programs, is located along the shores 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 an excellent quality of life. See more at
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Chemistry
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Instruction at the collegiate level is required. Teaching experience can be in the lecture, recitation or laboratory setting.
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 an 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
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research interests 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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