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Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Joint Chemistry-Physics August 2014
Department of Natural Sciences at
Castleton State College seeks applications for a tenure-track position
in the college's anticipated new B.S. program in Chemistry beginning
August 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, or a
related field (ABDs close to completion will be considered) and
evidence of commitment to undergraduate education. The successful
candidate will develop and teach a two-semester sequence in Physical
Chemistry with laboratories, as well as teach an introductory
two-semester sequence in Physics for non-physics majors, and upper level
electives in his/her specialty for the Chemistry program. In addition,
the hired faculty will play an active role in developing our new
Chemistry program, including courses, curriculum and assessment.
Applicants actively engaged in scholarly research that can be adapted to
undergraduate projects in Chemistry are also desired.
places a special value on the teaching role of its faculty, and
candidates for this position will be evaluated on the basis of their
potential to be outstanding teachers. Strong interpersonal skills and
the ability to work effectively with colleagues are also essential.
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Castleton is a
growing and vibrant liberal arts college of about 2,000 undergraduates
located in the beautiful lakes region of western Vermont. Questions
about the college, the Natural Sciences Department, or the position
should be directed to the chair of the search, Dr. Andy Vermilyea ( Castletonchemistry@castleton.edu).
Review of applications will begin January 6, 2014 and
continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send (hard
copies only, no electronic documents please) a CV, three letters of
recommendation, a statement of teaching interests, and a research
statement (including how your scholarly work can be integrated into
undergraduate research in Chemistry), graduate transcripts and a
completed Castleton employment application (available online at www.castleton.edu) to:
Dr. Tony Peffer, Academic Dean
Castleton, VT 05735
Castleton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer