Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position 08/12/2019
Open Date 05/02/2019
Close Date 06/07/2019
Morehead State University, located in Morehead, KY in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. MSU continues to strive toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. MSU’s Department of Biology and Chemistry invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry, preferably with an emphasis in physical chemistry, beginning in August 2019.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include upper division chemistry courses in area of expertise, chemistry courses for science majors, agriculture and allied health majors, and associated labs. Lab preparation duties may also be required. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active undergraduate research program and participate in various service activities.
Qualifications: The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry (Physical preferred). ABD with completion by December 2019 would also be considered.
Desired Qualifications: Teach experience in a higher education environment.
Working Conditions: Assistant Professor will teach in a typical classroom environment or an internet based environment. Travel to a Regional Campus or off-site location may be required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, apply by June 7, 2019. To apply, visit: www.moreheadstate.edu/employment to complete the MSU Application for Employment and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita with contact information for three references, unofficial transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.