The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry currently has the following positions available. For more information, visit the NAU Human Resources website:
OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
CHEMISTRY FACULTY POSITION
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Northern Arizona
University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position
in Physical Chemistry starting August 2014. Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Physical
Chemistry or related academic field by August 2014. Preferred qualifications include (1) research experience at
the Ph.D. and post-doctoral levels in physical chemistry, (2) a publication
record and extramural funding in physical chemistry, (3) teaching experience
and evidence of teaching effectiveness in chemistry, and (4) experience working
and interacting with people from culturally diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will provide excellent
instruction in general and physical chemistry lectures and labs and Masters’
level courses in physical chemistry.
They will also mentor M.S. students in physical chemistry and develop a
strong research program that leads to peer-reviewed publications and extramural
funding. Applications should include (1) a cover letter, which addresses the
job description and preferred qualifications, (2) a statement of teaching
interests and philosophy, (3) a statement of research interests and plans for
scholarly activity, (4) curriculum vitae, and (5) three letters of
recommendation. All materials, including reference letters, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Cynthia
Hartzell, Physical Chemistry Search Committee Chair, PO Box 5698, Northern
Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5698, (928) 523-6397, email@example.com, or Dr. Marin Robinson, Chair, Department of Chemistry and
Biochemistry, firstname.lastname@example.org, (928) 523-3008. See this page for the job posting, and visit the department website. The
committee will begin reviewing applications on August 5, 2013, but the search
will remain open until the position is filled or closed.
Northern Arizona University is a 25,000-student institution with its
main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 65,000 at the base
of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education
is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning.
All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students
achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil
working and learning environment.
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry has 20 faculty committed
to excellence in teaching and research. The department currently has over 250
undergraduate majors and offers a number of Bachelor and Master of Science
degrees in chemistry including two ACS-certified degrees. An 80,000 square foot
Laboratory Sciences Building was completed in 2008. A new Health and Sciences
Building is scheduled for completion in 2016.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the
following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history
verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You
may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to
participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with
verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.