Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Tenure Track
The Department of Chemistry at Linfield College (www.linfield.edu/chem) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall Semester 2013. The incumbent will teach courses in the general areas of biochemistry and organic chemistry. Opportunities for teaching in interdisciplinary courses and programs are available. Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or awarded by December 2013) in Biochemistry or Chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. He or she will also be expected to establish a scholarly research program involving undergraduates and to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees. Start-up funds will be available to help initiate a research program. A cover letter explaining how this position would be an excellent fit for both the applicant and Linfield College, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed description of research plans, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org; non digital materials may be sent to Dr. T.J. Reinert, Department of Chemistry A468, Linfield College, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville, OR 97128. Evaluation of applicants will begin October 21, 2012; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.