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Job Details
Assistant Professor - Chemistry - Biochemistry
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
09/14/2022
10/14/2022
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry (full-time, tenure track)

The Department of Chemistry and the Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University invite applications from outstanding individuals to fill an interdisciplinary tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the interface of biochemistry and the photosciences.

Start date: August, 2023.

 

Primary Responsibilities
- Teach undergraduate courses in biochemistry, including lectures and labs
- Teach graduate courses in the interdisciplinary Photochemical Sciences doctoral program, including instruction in areas such as photobiology, photochemistry, and special topics courses
- Initiate an independent research program aimed at the interfacial area between biochemistry and the photosciences that generates a high level of scholarly publication and provides research opportunities and training to both graduate and undergraduate students
- Actively seek and obtain external funding to sustain a research program
- Provide service to the department, college, and university, as well as to the profession
Minimum Qualifications
- Doctoral degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related discipline (e.g., Photochemical Sciences, Biophysics, etc.)
- Research experience in a biochemically related field that contributes to the Photochemical Sciences doctoral program
- One year of postdoctoral research experience
- Demonstrated record of research productivity as evidenced by multiple peer-reviewed journal publications
 
Preferred Qualifications 
- Two years of postdoctoral research experience
- Plan of research that complements the research of other Center faculty, particularly in the field of bioinorganic chemistry
- Experience teaching labs or lectures
Salary & Benefits
Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.
 
Expected Start Date: August 2023
 
Credentials Required for Application
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Description of research plans (6 pages max)
- Description of teaching philosophy and experience (2 pages max)
- Unofficial graduate transcript showing award of doctoral degree
- Submission of names and contact information for three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) and original letters of reference
 
If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

BGSU policy requires finalists to provide official transcripts showing highest degree earned and to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.
 
Further Information:
For additional information, please contact John Cable, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, cable@bgsu.edu
 
Information about Program and College
Bowling Green State University is a  nationally ranked public university, on a residential 1338-acre campus centrally located between Chicago and Cleveland in Bowling Green, Ohio, named among the top “100 Best College Towns in America.”  BGSU is the largest employer in Wood County with more than 1200 faculty members. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, while The Wall Street Journal ranked BGSU as the No. 3 public university for teaching quality. Approximately 19,000 students (including 2,900 graduate students) attend BGSU with over 17% identifying as persons of color, and nearly 5% international. The University invests over $55 million each year to support research and has been awarded more than $20 million in research grants annually. BGSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. 
 
The Department of Chemistry is one of 17 academic units in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department currently has 16 full-time faculty members and offers an American Chemical Society approved Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  Specializations in Biochemistry and Forensic Chemistry are available. A vibrant and interdisciplinary doctoral program in Photochemical Sciences is overseen by the Center for Photochemical Sciences. Additional information about the Department of Chemistry and the Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University can be found at bgsu.edu/chemistry and bgsu.edu/photo.
 
Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.
 
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The Department of Chemistry and the Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University invite applications from outstanding individuals to fill an interdisciplinary tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the interface of biochemistry and the photosciences. Minimum qualifications are: a doctoral degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related discipline (e.g., Photochemical Sciences, Biophysics), research experience in a biochemically related field that contributes to the Photochemical Sciences doctoral program, one year of postdoctoral research experience, and a demonstrated record of research productivity as evidenced by multiple peer-reviewed journal publications. Preferred qualifications are: two years of postdoctoral research experience, and a plan of research that complements the research of other Center faculty, particularly in the field of bioinorganic chemistry, and prior experience teaching lectures or labs.

The successful candidate will provide instruction in the undergraduate biochemistry and the graduate photochemical sciences curriculum, develop a vibrant research program with a high level of scholarship, sustained through external funding, and provide service to the department, college, and university, as well as to the profession.

Application materials must include a cover letter, a CV, a statement of research plans (6 pages max), a description of teaching philosophy and experience (2 pages max), unofficial graduate transcript showing award of doctoral degree, and names and contact information for three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) and original letters of reference.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421. BGSU policy requires finalists to provide official transcripts showing highest degree earned and to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

 
PhD or terminal degree
Academic Year
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Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae