Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Analytical


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Human Resources
 
Designs and delivers instruction in undergraduate chemistry courses offered by the School. Supervises and evaluates student interns and advises students. Participates in all department, various schools, and University-wide tasks and activities. 
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: School of Natural and Social Sciences
Reports To: Dean (Marcel Satsky Kerr)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Prepares lessons and delivers instruction for day, evening, and online class courses for undergraduates.

Adheres to the established class schedule and office hours. Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports in a timely manner.

Conducts research, writes and submits articles for publication in academic journals. Remains knowledgeable of current research activities in respective discipline by reading journal articles, attending conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow researchers.

Participates in curriculum and program development.

Advises students at undergraduate level.

Supervises and evaluates student interns as necessary.

Participates in scholarly and academic activities.

Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Doctorate in analytical chemistry or an equivalent field with graduate coursework and research in the field is required. Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and quality research is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Thorough understanding of chemistry curriculum and its application in the classroom especially as it relates to the education of chemistry students.
Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to be discrete in handling confidential matters, while complying with FERPA regulations.
Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
Evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching college composition as well as scholarship in the field of Chemistry studies expected.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to demonstrate and provide excellent service to both the University and the community.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, calculus and statistics.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, explosives, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Evening and weekend hours as required by class schedule and office hours.

Review of applications will begin October 28, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, send a current curriculum vita, a cover letter indicating position desired, official graduate-level transcripts, three letters of reference, statements of personal teaching philosophy, and a summary of research interests to: Chemistry Search Committee, Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan St., Fort Worth, TX 76105.

Contact Information


Office of Human Resources
Oneal-Sells Building, room 110

Phone: 817-531-4403
Fax: 817-531-4402
Email: HR@txwes.edu
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