Analytical Chemistry: Tenure Track Faculty Position - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences of Quinnipiac University College of Arts and Sciences seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of chemistry position in the field of analytical chemistry. The position is available in August, 2014.  

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


Chemistry teaching experience in lecture and laboratory environments at the undergraduate level and expertise in the use of instructional technologies and in active-learning teaching methods is highly desired. Teaching responsibilities include analytical chemistry and instrumental methods of analysis lecture and laboratory courses and may also include other chemistry and/or science courses offered by the department.  Development and pursuit of an active research agenda leading peer-reviewed publications in bioanalytical or environmental analysis is expected.

Candidates must have a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

A doctoral degree in analytical chemistry is required at the time of appointment.  Candidates must have the ability to establish an active research program leading to peer-reviewed publications in bioanalytical or environmental analysis and be able to involve undergraduates in mentored research projects.  Expertise in sample preparation methods and in the use and general maintenance of analytical instrumentation is required.  


Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three professional references. 

Your cover letter should include a concise statement of teaching philosophy and a concise description of your proposed faculty research. 

Review of application materials will begin on March 1, 2014.  

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2013-1467

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter