Thursday, November 7, 2013

TT, Joint Chemistry-Physics, Castleton State College VT

Founded in 1787, Castleton is a college community that values personal interaction with students and among colleagues. Your work will be appreciated here. You can help us make a difference in the lives of our students, and for the benefit of Vermont.

Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Joint Chemistry-Physics August 2014

The 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.

Castleton 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 ( 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 to:

Dr. Tony Peffer, Academic Dean
Castleton State College
Castleton, VT 05735

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