Union College — Physical Chemist

PHYSICAL CHEMIST. Union College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2020. The candidate will have teaching responsibilities principally in physical chemistry (thermodynamics, kinetics and quantum) and general chemistry courses. The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry or a related sub-discipline, and postdoctoral experience. Candidates who can contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs are especially welcome. It is anticipated that the successful hire will establish and maintain a high quality research program that involves undergraduate students.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applicants from under-represented groups to apply.  Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Our goal is not only to increase diversity, but to support a diverse environment in which people from varied backgrounds can succeed and thrive.  Candidates should share how they can further these goals in their cover letter. The ad for this position can be found here. 

Applications should include a CV, a statement on the applicant’s background and interests in teaching, an outline of research interests (three-page maximum), and a list of required instrumentation and equipment. In addition, we require both graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Please provide names and contact information for the three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. The application deadline is Sept. 16th, but review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Union College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college with particular strengths in science and engineering. Union offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, and life and disability coverage. The Chemistry Department is currently searching for two separate positions. For more information, visit our website.

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