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Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Position Overview: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Merrimack College invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position (open area) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Our American Chemical Society-approved department currently offers majors in Chemistry (B.S.) and Biochemistry (B.S. and B.A.), jointly offers a minor in Forensic Science with the Criminology department, and provides courses for other majors offered at the college. The successful faculty hire must be able to contribute to the growth of our department by complementing the existing strengths of the current department members. Teaching responsibilities may include, but not be limited to, lecture and laboratory courses in forensic chemistry/science (at various levels), courses in the general and organic chemistry sequences, and advanced courses. Our department has modern instrumentation including NMR, IR, UV-vis, and fluorescence spectrometers, a GC-MS, an ESI-ion trap LC-MS, and an ICP-MS.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the tenure-track faculty member will include teaching introductory and upper level courses in the department, building an active research program involving undergraduate research students, and performing service to the college community.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is preferred. We would especially encourage individuals with experience in mass spectrometry, forensic science/chemistry, and/or applied organic chemistry to apply. Permanent US work authorization and/or US Citizenship is required.

Merrimack College serves an increasingly diverse population. In keeping with our growing diverse student population and core value to build a community of scholars welcoming and respecting a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives, we are actively seeking to recruit and retain faculty whose research, teaching, and/or service has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. As such, we encourage applicants to describe in their cover letter how their scholarship, teaching, and service could contribute to diverse communities.

To Apply: Only applications submitted electronically through Academic Jobs Online will be accepted. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a detailed description of research plans, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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