Ball State University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Biochemistry in Muncie, Indiana

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY (BIOCHEMISTRY)BOOKMARK THIS POSTING - PRINT PREVIEW - APPLY FOR THIS JOBPLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.Also required is a description of proposed research (4 page limit) and teaching and mentoring philosophy that includes approaches to supporting a diverse student body and how the candidate plans to contribute to the inclusive excellence of the department (2 page limit). Please upload this under the "Other" document in the Applicant Documents section of the application. The three references you include in your application will be contacted electronically to submit confidential letters of reference on your behalf. Doctorate transcripts are required with your application. Official transcripts are required at time of hire. Additionally, an education verification will be completed.POSTING DETAILSPosition Information POSITION TITLE Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION We are a department that has a long history of focusing our efforts on giving our undergraduate and graduate students a high-quality learning experience in both the classroom and the laboratory settings. We incorporate problem-solving sessions into many courses, have faculty supervision in all laboratories, encourage cooperative learning, and provide numerous opportunities for both formal and informal student-faculty interactions. We take great pride in our faculty-student interactions. BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY APPOINTMENT TYPE Tenure-track LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT FT Academic Year DESCRIPTION Ball State University Department of Chemistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position available August 16, 2019 in areas of biochemistry including but not limited to bioorganic, bioinorganic, biophysics and chemical biology. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the area of biochemistry as well as introductory chemistry courses. The faculty member will also develop an active research program in the area of biochemistry which complements the department s existing research programs and can be externally funded. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or closely related area from an accredited college or university; at least one month of postdoctoral research experience, including but not limited to academic, government or industrial research at time of application; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and in research demonstrated by at least one semester of part-time or full-time college teaching or teaching assistant experience gained concurrently or at any time, and at least two refereed publications either in print or accepted for publication. AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US Employer will consider sponsorship. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Additional teaching and postdoctoral experience; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research; research interests that focus on an area which enhances the department s existing research programs. REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. POSITIONS SUPERVISED None EEO STATEMENT Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate stu