MESSIAH COLLEGE - Position Announcement
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the School of Health and Natural Sciences at Messiah College invites applications for a term-tenure position in Physical Chemistry.
Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the area of physical and general chemistry. Willingness to teach environmental chemistry would be beneficial as well. Additionally, this individual must be able to mentor undergraduate research projects, develop personal scholarship to meet term-tenure and promotion requirements, and contribute to institutional service (e. g. academic advising, committee work, student recruitment, etc.)
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or a related discipline. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in college teaching, mentoring of student research, and scholarship is required. The successful candidate must be committed to best educational practices as applied to undergraduate science education and the integration of Christian faith and learning.
The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character, and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership, and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution which emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty growth and scholarship.
Position Open: Fall 2009
Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications: Nominations and applications are welcome. The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on October 15, 2009 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Applicants should submit, in duplicate, a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and an essay describing their teaching and research interests including how they would adapt these interests to provide collaborative research projects for undergraduate students. The candidate should have three professional reference letters sent by October 15, 2009. Please address all inquires, applications, and nominations to:
Anne M. Reeve, Ph.D.
Physical Chemist Search Committee
P.O. Box 3049
Grantham, PA 17027
Women and Minorities Are Strongly Encouraged to Apply
Messiah College, a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic/national origin, disability, race, or gender in its education programs, admissions, or employment policies.