Working Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Position Number 610098
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society
(ACS) as such, it provides undergraduate/graduate instructions in all fields
of Chemistry (Analytical. Biochemistry, Inorganic, Physical). The Department
is one out of three (Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
that currently holds an American Chemical Society (ACS) certification in the
State. The Department directly supports approximately 80majors, both graduate
15 and undergraduate 65, and provides service courses to Department of
Biology, Environmental Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Health
Education, and Human Sciences. The Department has developed a Student ACS and
National Organizational for Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and
Chemical Engineers (NOBCChe) Chapters for community outreach activities.
Primary Purpose of Position
This 9-month faculty will be recruited to teach primarily in areas related to
Organic Chemistry. The candidate will report to the department chair and will
be required to work closely with other Organic Chemistry instructors in the
department. The candidate will be expected to seek external grants and develop
a competitive research program. Additional responsibilities include teaching
Chemistry courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, developing elective
chemistry courses in the area of expertise, conducting research in the related
areas, involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, academic
advising and program development, and institutional and/or community service.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills;
excellent research and analytical skills; ability to work both independently
and collaboratively with others; strong knowledge base in Organic Chemistry
and related areas.
Earned Ph.D in Organic Chemistry or related field, and postdoctoral experience
in research or teaching in Organic Chemistry or related field.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02561P
Open Date 07/18/2022
Date desired for closing or initial review
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 01/04/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please be prepared to enter or attach (as a single PDF file) the following:
· A curriculum vitae that includes but not limited to the following
information, as applicable: a list of publications, grants/fellowships
received, approved or pending, awards, contributed and invited
talks/presentations, teaching and mentoring roles, leadership positions,
contributions to the academic community, and efforts in public outreach.
· Letter of application/Cover letter
· A one-page statement of teaching philosophy
· A detailed research plan/proposal which addresses the future trajectory of
the candidates research (typically 3-4 pages)
· A one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and
· Names, email addresses and telephone contact information of three references
who will be contacted directly by North Carolina Central University to submit
letters of recommendation
Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2022, and continue until
the position is filled.
Visa Status – Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. The department
is unable to sponsor work visas at this time and a visa will not be processed.
List of References
Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Please provide a detailed research plan/proposal
(Open Ended Question)
Please provide a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.
(Open Ended Question)
Please provide a one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and as a researcher.
(Open Ended Question)