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Assistant Professor of Chemistry/Environmental Radiochemist

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*Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, and a list of three names for letters of recommendation. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Naomi Campbell, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, P. O. Box 17910, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217- 0510. Phone: 601-979-2171; Fax: 601-203-5141. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Department offers B.S., M. S., and Ph.D. degrees with a strong record of research accomplishments in terms of external grant support, student training, and publications.*

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number F00193P
Position Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry/Environmental Radiochemist
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
FLSA
Salary not listed
Grant Funded No
Location Main Campus
Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Non Tenured
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired start date 08/01/2017
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a full-time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in a broadly defined area of chemistry that is complementary to our faculty. Preferences will be given to Radiochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, or closely related areas. The target start date for this appointment is August 2017.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry in the area of radiochemistry or related areas.

Minimum Required Experience

• Experience with radiochemistry techniques.

• Experience teaching environmental radiochemistry courses and mentoring students.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications

None

Preferred Qualifications

• A person with postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record is preferred.

Skills and Abilities

• Expertise in environmental radiochemistry.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental and radiochemistry.

• Establish an externally-funded research program in the areas of environmental, radio, and or geochemistry.

• Provide effective teaching and services to the University community.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Jackson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All application for faculty, staff, and student work-aid positions are considered without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. In addition, Jackson State University recruits, admits and provides services, financial aid, and instruction to all students without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Background Check Statement

Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

Open Date 02/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, and a list of three names for letters of recommendation. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Naomi Campbell, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, P. O. Box 17910, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217- 0510. Phone: 601-979-2171; Fax: 601-203-5141. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Department offers B.S., M. S., and Ph.D. degrees with a strong record of research accomplishments in terms of external grant support, student training, and publications.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3
  5. Other Document 4