Corrie Kuniyoshi

Messiah College - Position Announcement

Discussion created by Corrie Kuniyoshi on Aug 13, 2009

MESSIAH COLLEGE - Position  Announcement


Department of Chemistry and  Biochemistry


Physical  Chemistry


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

Messiah College

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.