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Assistant Professor - Chemistry Education

Company: Adelphi University
Location: Garden City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Assistant Professor - Chemistry EducationDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Arts and Sciences JOB SUMMARY:Adelphi University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in chemistry education beginning August 2022.A Ph.D. in chemistry education, chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely-related, chemistry-intensive field and a publication record in chemical education is required; additional post-doctoral experience is also highly preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to lead our general chemistry faculty teaching team and to occasionally teach our physiological chemistrycourse for nursing majors.Our new colleague will join an ACS-approved program where undergraduate research is embedded into our culture.The successful candidate must therefore also be committed to establishing a high-quality, externally-funded research program involving undergraduate students. We are especially interested in candidates from historically underrepresented communities and candidates who can help the department make the educational experience more inclusive for our diverse student populationsRESPONSIBILITIES:The teaching load is 18 credits with opportunities for research release.Our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses including lectures, recitations, and laboratories.The primary teaching assignment will be general chemistry.Beginning in their second year, our new colleague will be expected to become the course coordinator for general chemistry, providing leadership to the other full-time and part-time faculty teaching lecture, recitation, and lab sections.Other teaching responsibilities will include physiological chemistry or special topics courses related to their field.The successful candidate will be expected to build and sustain an ongoing record of research with undergraduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds that will result in peer-reviewed publications and presentations by students at national meetings.The successful candidate will contribute to service duties within the department, college, university, and at professional levels; engage in the mentoring and advising of chemistry and biochemistry majors, including future high school teachers; attend our weekly chemistry seminar along with the rest of our faculty members and majors; and collaborate with other faculty across the STEM disciplines.QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. inchemistry education, chemistry, biochemistry, , or a closely-related, chemistry-intensive field.Additional post-doctoral experience is also highly preferred.Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the Universitys goal of improving higher education for diverse and underrepresented students. We have a strong interest in ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to educational access, equity, excellence, and diversity.Applicants must submit a brief statement on teaching philosophy and a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion with their materials.Applicants must submit a statement of proposed chemical education research appropriate for involving undergraduate students.APPLICATIONS:Interested candidates should submit the following materials online at: letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of proposed research appropriate for involving undergraduate students, a statement of commitment to diversity goals (2 page maximum), and a copy of the graduate transcript (official transcript required at time of appointment).Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three academic referees when completing the online faculty application. For matters other than the submission of materials, inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa VanAlstine-Parris, Associate Professor, Chair, Search Committee, at of applications will begin March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The position is subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees.Adelphi University, New York is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, doctoral conferring research university, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to building a diverse workforce that strongly encourages applications from women, under-represented groups, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. For additional information about Adelphi University and the Department of Chemistry, please visit our website: THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCEThe College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University is a community of educators, learners, and citizens firmly committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that these principles enrich our entire community, foster healthy discussions, improve decision-making, and enhance the educational environment and outcomes of our students. We support initiatives, activities, discussions, and practices that uphold the equitable treatment of all members of our community and strengthen their sense of belonging at Adelphi. We relentlessly strive to become a model for a socially just and inclusive institution.ABOUT ADELPHI:Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four-Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Islands oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

Keywords: Adelphi University, New York , Assistant Professor - Chemistry Education, Education / Teaching , Garden City, New York

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