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West Virginia University Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Physical Sciences, WVU Tech (Beckley) in Beckley, West Virginia

Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Physical Sciences, WVU Tech (Beckley) (16120)West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University (WVU) located in Southern West Virginia i Beckley, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:The Department of Physical Sciences in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Chemistry to begin fall 2021. To fulfil our goal of ACS accreditation, the ideal candidate must be able to teach inorganic chemistry at the advanced and/or intermediate levels, inorganic synthesis lab, macromolecular/nanotech science, green chemistry and general chemistry courses and labs at all levels. The ability to teach physical science and/or other chemistry courses and labs is a plus.The successful candidate will have opportunity to develop at least one upper-division course according to the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the department. Other duties typically assigned to WVU Tech faculty include service on committees, academic advising, and curriculum development. In addition, the candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant program of research in chemistry involving undergraduate students using instrumentation available in the department and serving the University and community. This position will be based at the Beckley Campus. The Department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of WVU Tech.Date of Appointment: August 13, 2021Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with background and experience. Rank at the Assistant Professor level.Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for first consideration please apply by February 15, 2021.Apply online at:About the University: WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:QualificationsA Ph.D. in Chemistry is required by time of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate a teaching background in inorganic chemistry at the advanced and/or intermediate levels, inorganic synthesis lab, macromolecular/nanotech science, green chemistry and general chemistry courses and labs through academic training. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring are required.Effective teaching experience in Chemistry at the college undergraduate level and evidence of scholarly promise are highly desirable. All courses and labs are taught on campus in physical classrooms and laboratories, but the ability to integrate new technologies in the classroom and potentially teach online/virtual/hybrid classes and labs is a plus.Application: Any application missing any of the following documents will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.Letter of interestCurriculum... For full info follow application link.West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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