Employment Opportunities

The department currently has two positions available for Fall 2016: A Laboratory Manager position and a Lecturer in General and Analytical Chemistry. Click here to jump to General and Analytical Lecturer Position 

 Northern Arizona University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Laboratory Manager

Applications are invited for a fiscal year service professional position as Laboratory Manager in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The individual will manage instructional labs in fundamental general chemistry (CHM 130L), general chemistry (CHM 151, CHM152), fundamental organic chemistry (CHM 230L), and organic chemistry (CHM 235L and 238L). Major duties will include developing, preparing, and instructing these labs as well as training and supervising teaching assistants to instruct these labs. The CHM 130L and 230L labs will be “green” chemistry labs that do not require the use of chemical fume hoods. Minimum qualifications include a M.S. in Chemistry OR equivalent experience. Preference will be given to applicants with strong backgrounds in general and organic chemistry, knowledge of green chemistry principles, experience in teaching general and organic chemistry labs, experience supervising laboratory teaching assistants, and experience working and interacting with diverse cultures.

Review of applications will begin on May 13, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at the HR Website (job position #602532).  Northern Arizona University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. A background check is a requirement of employment. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, 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.  For more information visit the HR Web site (http:// nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/) or contact Cliff Coss, Hiring Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 928-523-7394, clifford.coss@nau.edu.

Northern Arizona University is a 27,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 67,000 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. The department of Chemistry and Biochemistry moved into a new 120,000 square Science and Health building in July 2015.  The department also operates laboratories in the 80,000 square foot Laboratory Sciences Building which was completed in 2008.

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.

 


Northern Arizona University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

General and Analytical Lecturer Position

Applications are invited for a lecturer position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Northern Arizona University. The position is a non-tenure eligible, academic-year appointment beginning on August 22, 2016. The position is renewable pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funding, and program needs. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Analytical Chemistry and General Chemistry and oversee teaching assistants in chemistry labs, which may include evening labs. Minimum qualifications include a conferred Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline by the start date. Preferred qualifications include evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or potential, demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching, ability to work effectively with large classes (120 to 200 students), ability to work well with other faculty and coordinate teaching efforts, and experience working and interacting with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. The salary range is $47,000 to $50,000.

To apply, select Apply Now for job ID #602483 under Faculty Openings at http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings/(job ID 602483). Your application should include (1) a cover letter addressing the job description and preferred qualifications, (2) a current CV, (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and (4) the names of four references. Save all items, in the order stated, and attach them as a single PDF or Word document. You will also need three letters of reference. Each letter should be sent separately as an attachment to chemistry@nau.edu. Address questions to Dr. Brandon Cruickshank, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, PO Box 5698, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5698, Brandon.Cruickshank@nau.edu, (928) 523-9602. Review of applications will begin 30 days after posting and continue until the position is filled or closed.

Northern Arizona University is a 27,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 67,000 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. The department of Chemistry and Biochemistry moved into a new 120,000 square Science and Health building in July 2015.  The department also operates laboratories in the 80,000 square foot Laboratory Sciences Building which was completed in 2008.

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.

 

 

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