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Chemical and Physical Science

School of Arts and Sciences

Human Resources Department

Assistant Professor Chemistry, Tenure-Track

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Chemistry beginning August 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach biochemistry, organic chemistry, and allied health chemistry. Qualifications: Earned doctorate degree in organic chemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry or related area; ABD may be considered. Innovative teaching strategies and supervision of undergraduate research are encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of planned professional/scholarly/research activities, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued).  Submit documents to; include: “Chemistry – Assistant Professor” in the subject line.  Employment will require a criminal background check. 

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