Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33600 - Social Sciences

Advertised Salary: $68,000 - $72,000 Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Physical Sciences Department seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry who's primary teaching responsibility will be in the area of quantitative analysis and/or instrumental analysis. Additional courses in general chemistry and other classes related to the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

The anticipated start date of this position is August 2024 at the earliest and January 2025 at the latest. However, these are estimated dates and can be revised as needed.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: • Ph.D. in analytical chemistry  
Required Work Experience: • previous experience in teaching chemistry to students at the undergraduate level  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Climbing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: • recent experience in teaching analytical chemistry to undergraduate students.
• experience supervising undergraduate research or similar long-term projects
• plans for future research and instruction that fit the needs and resources of our department.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach in the area of quantitative analysis and/or instrumental analysis.

Additional courses in general chemistry and other classes related to the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

Conduct scholarly activity related to the teaching.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time).

Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrate an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Ph.D. degree.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Statement of Teaching Philosophy Requirements:
Statement of Philosophy must include the following elements:
(1) Instructional approach to teaching chemistry to undergraduates, particularly students enrolled in general chemistry and analytical chemistry; and
(2) Plans for involving undergraduate students in research or similar long-term projects.
Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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