Tenure Track Assistant Professor
THE CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT AT UW-WHITEWATER-TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION OPENING IN FALL 2013
Position: Faculty. Rank of Assistant Professor. Tenure Track appointment.
Starting Date: August, 2013
Qualifications: Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry/materials/nanochemistry is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred but not essential. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and evidence of scholarly activity including peer-reviewed publications, potential to establish active research with undergraduate students.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: The position will primarily involve teaching and revision of our current inorganic chemistry and general chemistry lecture and lab courses and develop courses in materials, nanochemistry and polymer chemistry. It is expected that the candidate will coordinate with members of the chemistry department and other science faculty in physics and biology to develop interdisciplinary courses and tracks in nanochemistry and materials. In addition, an active research program involving students and pursuit of extramural funding to support research are expected. Additional responsibilities include advising chemistry majors and participation in the department’s outreach activities. Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse faculty, staff and student environment and commitment to do so as a faculty member at UWW are required.
University: UW-Whitewater, with an enrollment of approximately 12,110 students, is one of thirteen four-year campuses in the UW System. The ACS accredited Department of Chemistry has six tenured faculty, three tenure-track faculty, three academic staff, a full-time stockroom manager/chemical hygiene officer and a departmental secretary.
Community: Whitewater, a city population of approximately 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison, and 110 miles from Chicago.
Application: All application materials should be submitted electronically as one PDF file to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrange to send three letters of references separately. For further inquiries (no applications), you may email: Dr. Hephzibah Kumpaty (email@example.com), Chair of Search & Screen Committee, Department of Chemistry, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 53190 or check http://www.uww.edu/employment/unclassified.html.
Credentials must include a letter of application, a comprehensive curriculum vitae including descriptions of all relevant professional experiences (including teaching, postdoctoral, industrial, etc.), statements of teaching philosophy (limited to one page) and research plans (limited to three pages), copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (transcript photocopies are acceptable for initial application), and three current and confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants must initiate the submission of recommendation letters.
Deadline: Applications received by November 30, 2012, are ensured consideration; Incomplete credential files cannot be considered.
UW-WHITEWATER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WITH AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND U.S. VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants may be released. Names of finalists will be disclosed.