Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry
Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

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Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

Job Summary
This position will teach general and analytical chemistry classes. Expertise in forensic chemistry is the preferred focus. Teaching duties will include General Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis, and Advanced Analytical Chemistry, and Forensic Chemistry courses. The successful candidate will be expected to create and maintain an experimental laboratory appropriate for undergraduate research and support student success. Excellence in teaching, scholarly activity and university/community service are requirements for promotion and tenure. The candidate will also work towards obtaining/maintaining forensic chemistry accreditation. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Faculty - Teaching/Instructing -

* Teach courses such as: General Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis, and Advanced Analytical Chemistry, and courses in Forensic Chemistry. Special consideration will be given to individuals with expertise in forensic chemistry and metal analysis.
* Other teaching responsibilities include: new course development for core and major field, and mentoring students; developing new course topics in field of specialty; maintaining experimental research space; and involving undergraduates in research. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity -
Faculty are expected to conduct research and develop within the profession. The successful candidate will be expected to create and maintain an experimental laboratory appropriate for undergraduate research and contribute to student success. The following represents some research and professional development possibilities:
* Publication; peer reviewed scholarship
* Presentations at professional meetings
* Grants applications and grant-funded research
* Membership and participation in professional organizations

Faculty - Service to Institution -
* Work towards obtaining and maintaining forensic chemistry accreditation.
Faculty contribute service to the institution. Examples include the following:
* Department, college, and university committee memberships and offices
* Programs directed and advised
* Participation in special programs or projects
* Other service in the institution

Faculty - Public Service -
Public Service is often a part of faculty service expectations and might include activities such as the following.
* Service to the profession
* Consulting work
* Providing continuing education service, instruction, or program development for department, school, college, or university
* Membership and participation in community organizations where disciplinary or faculty expertise is essential
* Other significant services to the community related to faculty role

Faculty - Professional Development -
Faculty are expected to develop within the profession. The following represent some professional development possibilities:
* Participation in workshops on pedagogy and mentoring
* Membership and participation in professional organizations
* Applying for grants

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Ph.D. in Chemistry. Research area in analytical chemistry, with a preference in forensic chemistry.

Must meet SCACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials))

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel.
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
Position of Trust + Education

GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution, with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. For more information, please visit our web page at

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