Chemistry Tenure-Track Faculty - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Looking for a candidate with college (post-secondary) level teaching experience in the field of Chemistry. This position places a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching and mentoring. The position will include teaching introductory chemistry courses as well as several upper division courses in the fields of Analytical, Instrumental, and Physical Chemistry.


A successful candidate shall teach 24 credit hours per academic year – summer semester not included. The candidate will be expected to teach General Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, in addition to several lecture and laboratory courses in any of the following disciplines: Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, and Physical Chemistry based on departmental need. Additional responsibilities include: course preparation, curriculum development and program review, assessing student progress, conducting curricular review, and evaluating the use of new technology in the classroom. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the collegial environment of the department, collaborating and helping the department and the university to establish preeminence. The candidate will also support the university through internal and external service activities and advising, and conduct professional development that leads to publishable works in a candidate’s field of expertise or in post-secondary education. The candidate will also be expected to develop and mentor active undergraduate research projects.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field conferred by June 01, 2015.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching chemistry; demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; post-secondary teaching experience; record of peer-reviewed publication; experience working collegially with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations; record of extramural funding; postdoctoral experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit copies of transcripts. If you are unable to attach transcripts at the time of application you will need to submit them via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Fax: 303-556-5399
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Attn: Dr. Michael Jacobs
Department of Chemistry
MSU Denver
P.O. Box 173362, CB 52
Denver CO 80217-3362

The “Other Document” that is requested is a research plan.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • CHE - Chemistry
  • Chemistry Tenure-Track Faculty
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter