Salem State University

Faculty, Chemistry & Physics (Biochemistry), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2018

3 months ago
Job Category
Chemistry and Physics
Pay Basis
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Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

General Statement of Duties

The department of chemistry & physics seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach upper-level biochemistry as well as introductory chemistry courses and laboratories beginning in September 2018.  Teaching assignments include upper level courses in the area of the candidate's expertise and other departmental instructional needs.  As a member of a cooperative and collegial campus community, the successful candidate will also serve on university-wide committees and is expected to be an active scholar. 


Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


Required Qualifications:

A doctorate in chemistry/biochemistry or a closely related field; and experience in teaching at the college level.  


Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of an ability to teach effectively college level chemistry courses; experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural, multiracial environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; and experience with instructional technology and active learning techniques.  


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.


Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.  


EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.


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