Siena College Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry in Loudonville, New York
Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Faculty Positions Posted On: Wed Aug 24 2022 Job Description:
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Siena College invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2023. Candidates with expertise in any area of biochemistry (broadly defined) are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to applicants with complementary expertise in analytical, physical, medicinal, or polymer chemistry.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry employs eleven full-time faculty, dedicated general and organic chemistry lab managers, and several long-term adjunct faculty. The Department is committed to fostering a culture of collegiality, cooperation, and collaboration between Department members, support staff, and the students we serve. In keeping with the Siena College mission, we are dedicated to meeting our diverse students where they are and providing them pathways for success in STEM fields.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, though we particularly encourage applications from candidates with experience teaching small undergraduate courses with inclusive pedagogies. The successful candidate will teach 18 contact hours during the academic year with primary teaching responsibilities in their field of expertise and general chemistry.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active undergraduate research program supported by resources including start-up funds, a research lab/office suite, student stipends for summer research, a modern instrumentation center, conference travel funds, a grants office, and a capstone research course.
A background screening will be required.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.
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