Assistant Professor of Chemistry or Biochemistry
Academic Dean and Provost,
DATE CLOSES: November 25, 2013
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
The Chemistry Department of the U. S. Naval Academy invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in any area of chemistry or biochemistry to begin August 2014. The Department consists of 41 full-time faculty members and occupies over 52K sq ft of recently renovated office, classroom, and laboratory space equipped with a wide array of modern instrumentation. The Department graduates approximately 35 students per year with ACS-certified chemistry degrees. The successful applicant must be strongly committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and will be expected to help teach general chemistry and upper level chemistry courses on a rotating basis. In addition, the candidate of choice will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous research program which includes supervision of undergraduate researchers.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in chemistry or related field at the time of appointment.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Candidates should send curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, concise description of research/scholarly interests and arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching) to be sent electronically to Chemistrysearch@usna.edu by November 18, 2013.