Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry / Biochemistry - Tenure-track
Deadline for Applications is 11/01/2020
Code: 16691 Posted: 10/02/2020
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry.
The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in the areas of organic and biochemistry as well as development of new courses and programs within their expertise. The candidate is expected to develop and execute a research program appropriate for undergraduate student researchers. Service includes participation in outreach and retention initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach Organic and Biochemistry courses
- Expected to design, implement and assess a curriculum in organic chemistry including both lecture and lab appropriate for introductory and advanced levels
- Expected to teach courses in biochemistry, clinical chemistry, and/or natural products chemistry
- Expected to design or utilize high impact teaching practices in the classroom and generate assessments for their efficacy
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Develop and Implement Research Program
1. Expected to design and implement a research program in the candidate’s field of expertise and interest
2. Expected to involve undergraduate students in research
Service to Department, College and University
- Participate in regular department, college and university meetings.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Candidate must have a demonstrated broad knowledge of organic chemistry and experience in assessing student learning.
- Candidate must be able to use learning management systems, computers, printers, data projectors and instrumentation associated with instructional classrooms and labs.
- Candidate must be able to work safely with a variety of laboratory chemicals, cleaning supplies and hazardous waste.
- Candidate is not responsible for money, university funds or accounts which hold financial information.
- Ergonomic Requirements:
Extensive work at computer, laboratory workbench; sitting and standing for long periods of time; lifting and manual dexterity as needed for teaching and research; handling instructional models.
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
- Candidates must hold a minimum of Ph.D. in Chemistry as of August 20, 2021.
- Candidates must have demonstrated experience in performing research in the fields of organic and/or biochemistry
- Candidates must have a research plan suitable for execution with undergraduate students
- Candidates must have experience working effectively with culturally diverse populations.
- Candidates must have some experience teaching or mentoring undergraduate student.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday November 1, 2020 are ensured full consideration.
- Cover Letter
- Names and emails of three professional references
- Teaching Philosophy
- Research Plan
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Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
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Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 11/02/2020