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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemical Education/Chemistry

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a letter detailing their qualifications and reasons for interest in the position, a CV, statement of research, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to “Other Document 1”), and the names and contact information of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be sent to: Dr. Mukund Sibi Chair of Faculty Search Committee Dept. 2735, PO Box 6050 Fargo, ND 58108-6050 mukund.sibi@ndsu.edu

Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1700533
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemical Education/Chemistry
Position Number: 00023634
FTE: 1.0
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

The North Dakota State University (NDSU) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded, nationally competitive research program, be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Applicants with research experience in the area of Organic Chemistry Education Research are strongly encouraged to apply. The NDSU College of Science and Mathematics has established a strong interdisciplinary program in Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER)/STEM education research. To build on that success, the candidate will be expected to develop a graduate research program in this area.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in chemical education or Ph.D. in chemistry with research experience in chemical education; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to teach organic chemistry at the undergraduate level; commitment to promote diversity and inclusivity

Preferred Qualifications:

Postdoctoral research experience; teaching experience; established publication record in chemical education; mentoring experience; grant writing experience; ability to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a letter detailing their qualifications and reasons for interest in the position, a CV, statement of research, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to “Other Document 1”), and the names and contact information of 3-5 professional references.

Questions should be sent to:
Dr. Mukund Sibi
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
Dept. 2735, PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
mukund.sibi@ndsu.edu

Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • CareerFargo.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Research Plan
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 2