Academic Job 2

 San José State University
Assistant Professor in Inorganic and/or Analytical Chemistry

Subject to Budgetary Approval 

Specialization: Inorganic and/or Analytical Chemistry
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23781
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) 


Ph.D. in chemistry or equivalent is required, postdoctoral experience preferred. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience. 


Excellence in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected. Research with applications to biomedical, nuclear or other fields that complement the current faculty in the department. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in inorganic and/or analytical chemistry as well as selected courses in other complementary disciplines. Teaching duties may include upper division undergraduate lectures and laboratory courses, and graduate lecture courses. Some teaching in general education and/or introductory chemistry may be required. The successful candidate will develop a robust research program engaging primarily undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) student. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. 

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Starting Date: August 21, 2017 

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application Procedure: 

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by September 23, 2016 to

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. 

Please direct questions to: 

Karen Singmaster, Chair 
Department of Chemistry 
San José State University 

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