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Chemistry (Chemistry Education), Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Sciences

Job Title

Chemistry (Chemistry Education), Tenure-Track Faculty

Department

Chemistry

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Salary

Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#104090) at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Chemistry Education. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active and externally funded research program involving undergraduates, master’s students, and students from the Mathematics and Science Education (MSE) PhD program. A commitment to High-quality instruction and student mentoring are expected.

For more information about our programs, please visit https://mtsu.edu/chemistry/index.php.

Required Education

A terminal degree in Chemistry Education, Science Education, Chemistry, or a closely related field which includes a minimum of 18 hours of graduate credit in chemistry by appointment date

Other Desirables

Candidates with post-doctoral experience will receive special consideration. In addition, those with scholarly expertise in discipline-based chemistry research or science education research with a strong foundation in chemistry content will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline). In addition to the REQUIRED documents listed above for successful application, applicants must include unofficial transcripts for all degrees as Other Document 1.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Amy Phelps at Amy.Phelps@mtsu.edu.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 11/22/2021

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