Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Faculty position: assistant professor, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University, St. Joseph, MN

From the inbox:
The Chemistry Department at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University invites applications for a tenure track position to begin in August 2019.  The successful candidate will join a cohort in teaching principles of reactivity across inorganic, organic and biological chemistry as part of our innovative curriculum (https://www.csbsju.edu/chemistry/our-curriculum). Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry and should be able to contribute to in-depth teaching in the area of chemical biology or biochemistry.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred.  
The successful candidate will be supported through departmental mentoring and training to develop inclusive and interactive pedagogy as well as an externally funded research program for undergraduates.  Strong candidates will therefore demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates, an ability to reach diverse learners in small class and laboratory settings, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to provide constructive feedback and a desire to work as a team across multi-section courses and labs.

The chemistry faculty form a diverse and collaborative 12-member department with an active research program featuring modern facilities, robust instrumentation, and cross-disciplinary interests.  Approximately 40 chemistry and biochemistry majors graduate each year.

The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul.  Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities.  Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities....
Evaluation of applicants will begin November 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Full ad here. (PDF here.) Best wishes to those interested.

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