Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Chemistry

Position Title

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department

Chemistry

Division

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number

F23-029

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. This is a one-year visiting appointment with the possibility of annual renewal for up to three years based on successful evaluation by the department. The primary instructional responsibilities will be general chemistry and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include mentoring of undergraduate student research.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry from an accredited college/university is required by the start date of August 2022; ABD candidates will be considered at the instructor rank until the completion of degree.

Additional Information

Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,700 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges. The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students. Among the freshmen in 2021, 27% are 1st generation college students, 36% are Pell-eligible, and 51% are Black/African American, Asian, or Hispanic/Latinx. Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Mercer University is in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. The Department of Chemistry has 15 faculty members and offers an American Chemical Society certified B.S. degree in Chemistry and contributes to interdisciplinary programs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chemical Commerce.

For more information about Mercer and the Department of Chemistry, please email hugdahl_jd@mercer.edu, or consult the following websites: http://chemistry.mercer.edu or http://www.mercer.edu.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Interests, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should complete the brief online application and attach: (1) cover letter; (2) up-to-date CV; (3) statement of teaching philosophy including candidate’s approach to teaching a diverse student population; (4) description of undergraduate research plans; and (5) names and email addresses for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 14, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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