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Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Chemistry

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a letter of application (including statement of research goals and teaching philosophy), CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (as one document), and contact information for at least three reference letter writers. Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Chemistry
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track Tenure Track
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Open Date 08/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary

The Environmental Science Program and the Chemistry Department at Trinity College invite applications for a tenure track position in environmental chemistry to begin in the fall term of 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or associated field with a research specialty in some area of environmental chemistry. The primary teaching duties for this position will include courses in introductory chemistry and environmental science, environmental chemistry at levels from introductory to advanced, inorganic chemistry, and advanced-level courses in chemistry and environmental science in the candidate’s area of expertise. Other teaching duties will include non-majors science courses or first-year seminars during alternate years.

Candidates are also expected to develop a productive research program in environmental chemistry that involves undergraduate students. Both, the Environmental Science Program and the Department of Chemistry have excellent, modern research instrumentation. A list of available equipment can be found on our website.

Trinity’s Environmental Science Program is an initiative that exploits the College’s urban location and the broader Hartford environs. The Environmental Science program currently consists of two tenured faculty members, in conservation biology and geophysics respectively, a laboratory instructor with expertise in structural geology, an endowed postdoctoral scholar, and a laboratory manager. The program enjoys additional support from other faculty in biology, chemistry, and engineering.

Consideration of applications will begin 10/1/2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information please contact Dr. Christoph Geiss.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or associated field with a research specialty in some area of environmental chemistry.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits, plus start-up expense fund.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application (including statement of research goals and teaching philosophy), CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (as one document), and contact information for at least three reference letter writers.

Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Posting Number F00082

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Research Statement
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents