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Organic Chemistry Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Chemistry at Radford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Organic Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level.  This position would begin in August 2016.

Applications are invited from candidates who demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to research involving undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses and introductory chemistry courses. Teaching responsibilities could include other courses depending on the candidate’s area of expertise. Other duties will also include advising students, participating in Department, College and University service activities, and actively developing a funded research program involving undergraduate students.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a closely related field; strong candidates will have prior teaching experience, evidence of successfully engaging students in the classroom and in research, a strategy for obtaining external funding to support research efforts, a commitment to pedagogical innovation, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Department of Chemistry, along with several other science departments, will be moving into a new state-of-the-art building later this year.  This building will house several new teaching and research laboratories, classrooms, student learning spaces, and advanced chemical instrumentation, including a high-field NMR spectrometer.

The application package must include a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests that includes research plans, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  This position will remain posted until filled.  Send application materials to: Dr. Christopher J. Monceaux, Department of Chemistry, Radford University, P.O. Box 6949, Radford, VA 24142.  Email: cmonceau@radford.edu.

Radford University is a public, coeducational, university with an enrollment of about 10,000 students. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia, the city of Radford is about 10 miles from Blacksburg and 45 miles from Roanoke.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University are subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

 

Biochemistry Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Chemistry at Radford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level.  This position would begin August 2016.

Applications are invited from candidates who demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to research involving undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses as well as introductory chemistry courses. Teaching responsibilities will also include upper level elective courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Other duties will also include advising students, participating in Department, College and University service activities, and actively developing a funded research program involving undergraduate students.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a closely related field, have strong experimental skills using modern instrumentation.  Strong candidates will have prior teaching experience, evidence of successfully engaging students in the classroom, and a strategy for obtaining external funding to support research efforts.

The Chemistry Department—along with several other science departments—will be moving into a new state-of-the-art building later this year.  This building will house several new teaching and research laboratories, teaching classrooms, student learning spaces, faculty offices, and advanced chemical instrumentation, including a high-field NMR spectrometer.

The application package must include a statement of interest in the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.  This position will remain posted until filled.  Send application materials to: Dr. Timothy Fuhrer, Department of Chemistry, Radford University, P.O. Box 6949, Radford, VA 24142.  Email: tfuhrer@radford.edu.

Radford University is a public, coeducational, university with an enrollment of about 10,000 students. The City of Radford—located in southwest region of Virginia—is about 10 miles from Blacksburg and 45 miles from Roanoke.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity.   All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011.  E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.