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Visiting Assistant Professor - Chemistry (#1006)

Position Deleted on 7/23/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Cullowhee, NC
Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry and Physics is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, effective August 2013. The candidate should have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry at the time of hire, although an ABD candidate will be considered. He/She will teach undergraduate chemistry courses.

Western Carolina University is a 9,500-student campus in the University of North Carolina system, situated in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, and 150 miles northeast of Atlanta. Four-season outdoor activities abound nearby. The university is in the development stages of implementing its cutting edge Quality Enhancement Program (QEP), Synthesis: Pathways to Intentional Learning. Western Carolina University is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The candidate should have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry at the time of hire, although an ABD candidate will be considered. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted online and should include: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter; 3) list of references; 4) graduate academic transcript(s), and 5) teaching philosophy.

Additionally, three letters of recommendation from professional references should be mailed directly to Chemistry Search Committee, Western Carolina University, Department of Chemistry and Physics, NS 231, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please direct questions regarding these positions to the department at 828-227-7260.
Western Carolina University will provide equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, or political affiliation, except where religion, sex, or age are bona fide job related employment requirements.

Final candidates for employment are subject to criminal background checks. Some vacancies also may require credit or motor vehicle checks. A previous criminal conviction does not automatically disqualify an applicant from consideration for employment. However, failure to provide complete and accurate information will be considered "falsification" and applicants will be removed from consideration
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