Assistant Professor

Marshall University
March 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:$10,000
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Working Time:Full time
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Marshall University is a public comprehensive university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Founded in 1837 and named after Chief Justice John Marshall, definer of the Constitution, Marshall University advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs. We are located in downtown Huntington, West Virginia, with additional locations in South Charleston, Point Pleasant, Teays Valley and Beckley. Marshall University's mission, inspired by our Vision and Creed, includes a commitment to:

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    We are committed to attracting and retaining quality faculty and staff. In doing so, Marshall University offers outstanding benefit packages to eligible employees only. (E-Class in the job posting). Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC) employees have different benefit options than those listed below.

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    Position Information

    Banner Position Number 000183

    Position Title Assistant Professor Classification Title Assistant Professor Department Chemistry - MU2520 Job Description

    The Department of Chemistry at Marshall University seeks to fill a tenure- track position at the assistant professor level in any area of organic chemistry starting in the Fall 2023 semester. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D., postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. For more information about our Department, please visit www. The Department expects development of an original, high quality research program that engages undergraduate and master's students from inception to disseminations. We seek candidates enthusiastic about incorporating research into their teaching. Teaching will be in the area of expertise and in first-year chemistry courses.

    The Department also seeks, candidates who will contribute to the University's general education curriculum, and its emphasis on using high-impact teaching practices, particularly those affiliated with one (or more) of the institution's pedagogical initiatives (e.g., Community-based Learning, Critical Thinking, First Year Seminar, Writing Across Curriculum, etc.). Additionally, the ideal candidate will contribute to the College's support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

    Candidates interviewing on campus are permitted to have unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) for the on-campus interview. Original transcripts will be required prior to offer of position.

    Review of applications will begin on March 6th and continue until the position is filled. Marshall University is the recipient of the U.S. Labor Department's EVE Award for its Affirmative Action Employment Opportunity Programs. Additional information about Marshall University and Huntington may be found at https:// www.

    Location MU - Marshall University Salary Range Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity.


    Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

    Required Qualifications


    Ph.D. , postdoctoral or equivalent experience.


    A demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.

    Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

    Preferred Qualifications



    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number MU1229F

    Open Date 10/28/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

    The search committee requests that three reference letters to be submitted with your application. Please enter your references' information in the Reference Letter Submission section of the application. Your references will be notified via email to submit their reference letters to the search committee in our Applicant Tracking system.

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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Research Focus
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