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Analytical Chemist and Biochemist Positions open

The Chemistry Department at Eastern Kentucky University seeks applicants for two tenure track positions in 1) analytical chemistry and 2) biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level with appointment to begin August 15, 2019. Teaching responsibilities for both candidates will include upper division disciplinary courses to fulfill ACS degree requirements and core and special topic graduate courses in their discipline. Candidates for these position must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a closely related field and be committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral and teaching experience. While all areas of expertise in analytical and biochemistry will be considered, preference will be given to candidates who have additional interest in microscopy and/or forensic trace evidence. Research expectations include the establishment of an independent research program commensurate with a masters-level institution. Candidates with research plans that can complement existing strengths of the department are preferred. Start-up funds are available. Applicants should submit letter of application, CV, research plan, teaching philosophy and other required documents on-line at https://jobs.eku.edu (search for Chemistry Department postings). Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential verification. Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Eastern Kentucky University is committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement.

Published on December 12, 2018

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