40 hours per week.
Summary/Objective of Position:
The successful applicant must have the background and experience to teach courses in majors and general education chemistry, including the two-semester general chemistry sequence, and the one semester general education chemistry for non-majors. The ability to teach other chemistry courses such as organic and biochemistry would be ideal. A Ph.D. is preferred, but an MS in chemistry is the minimum qualification. Also important will be the ability to set up and run ICPMS, HPLC, and other recently purchased analytical chemistry equipment in a water quality research program, including the possibility of mentoring thesis students at graduate level is highly recommended.
Description of Essential Functions of the Function:
Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts requirements or working conditions associated with the job. Thile this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
(90%) Instruction, Research, and Scholarship: Provide undergraduate and graduate students instruction in, but not limited to, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry. Advanced courses in the candidates specialty may also available.
(5%) Mentoring, Advising, and Supervision: Mentor and serve as an advisor to students, train and supervise personnel in conducting research at the undergraduate, and graduate and serve on the graduate committees of other graduate students. Supervision of technical staff if grants are developed.
(5%) Service: Faculty are expected to be collegial members of their units, and to perform appropriate service that contributes to the effectiveness of their units, departments, the College and their professions. Service includes outreach to the greater Dine community to better position the college within the community.
Education & Experience
Masters or Ph.D. degree must be in chemistry or similar discipline area. A minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline area are required.
Ph.D. in chemistry, or related discipline. Postdoctoral experience. Experience with, or interest in, working collaboratively across
departments, as well as working with tribal peoples. Record of, or potential for, collaborative, multidisciplinary research, especially in research contributing to the Dine people. Record of successful outreach with stakeholders, and extramural funding.