Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 12461
|Job Title:||Assistant Professor of Chemistry|
|Job ID:||12461||Location:||UW Stout;Menomonie, WI|
The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks an energetic and enthusiastic colleague to fill a tenure-track faculty position in either inorganic chemistry or experimental physical chemistry at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will teach courses in his or her area of expertise, general chemistry and other undergraduate courses as needed, assess student learning, establish a research program suitable for a primarily undergraduate institution, and participate in service activities.
Anticipated start date: August 21, 2017
- Ph. D. in Inorganic Chemistry or Ph.D. in Experimental Physical Chemistry by employment start date, August 21, 2017
- Teaching experience at the college level
- Demonstrated competencies in inorganic chemistry or physical chemistry
- Demonstrated competencies in instrumentation
- Demonstrated promise for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
- Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate research
- Demonstrated ability to contribute through service to the department, college, university and community
The Department of Chemistry and Physics is an integral part of the highly interdisciplinary STEMM college. The physical science programs, which include applied biochemistry and molecular biology, materials and nanoscience, and industrial chemistry, are growing rapidly. The addition of other
concentrations such as applied physics is anticipated.
A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout serves over 9,500 students in 26 graduate programs, including two terminal degrees and 48 undergraduate programs. As "Wisconsin's Polytechnic University," students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state's economy and serve society. A leader in adopting new technology, UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames.
The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, one hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94; located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000. Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
-Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
-Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications
- Teaching philosophy (two-page maximum)
- Research plan (three-page maximum)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information of three references
- Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. November 30, 2016; screening of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Ana M.Q. Vande Linde
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
TA Coordinator: Elizabeth McRoberts
Job Family: Teaching