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Western Illinois University Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry in Moline, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/9892182 Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry r rCategory: r rFaculty r rDepartment: Chemistry r rLocations: Macomb, IL r rPosted: Jul 17, 2022 r rCloses: Open Until Filled r rType: FT - Continuous r rAbout Western Illinois University: r rWestern Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access. r rJob Description: r rResponsibilities: The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence in teaching and student research at the undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) level. Teaching responsibilities include organic chemistry with labs, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, general chemistry, as well as other courses as appropriate. Other responsibilities will include service on committees and general instrument coordination and maintenance. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) levels. Applicants should be capable of fostering the B.S. forensic chemistry degree program, as well as a new Physics option in Material Science. The WIU Department of Chemistry maintains state-of-the-art instrumentation (SEM, GC/LCMS-QP2010 Plus from Shimadzu, FT-NMR, AA, FT-IR, UV-Vis, HPLC, Fluorescence spectrometer, etc.) and electronic classrooms which provide great learning and research opportunities for our students. r rRequirements: r rRequired Qualifications: r rPh.D. in Chemistry with experience in organic chemistry. r rPost-doctoral and/or industrial experience r rExperience in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in organic chemistry. r rPreferred Qualifications: r rInstrumental expertise in NMR, MALDI mass spectrometry, and Raman FT-IR, as well as GC and HPLC, high resolution mass spectrometry, UV-Vis, and fluorescence spectroscopy. r rAbility to contribute to a new option in material science, including polymer chemistry and carbohydrate chemistry. r rExperience in laboratory techniques involving the synthesis and characterization of organic molecules, including macromolecules. r rFor a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be conferred at the time of appointment. r rAdditional Information: r rTHE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Chemistry offers the American Chemical Society certified B.S. degree programs in chemistry, biochemistry and a pharmacy option. In addition, the Department of Chemistry offers a M.S. in Chemistry, as well as a B.S. degree program in forensic chemistry. The Department also offers a teacher certification option for the B.S. Chemistry degree. There are ten full-time faculty members, all of whom have doctoral degrees from major universities and serve over 100 undergraduate majors and more than 30 graduate students, as well as 150+ minors. For more information, visit the website at http://www.wiu.edu/cas/chemistry/ r rAbout WIU: r rSince 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region. r rWIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,539): A traditional, residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate i education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb. Amtrak provides twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL). r rWIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 916): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. r rWIU Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism r rWestern Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals. r rAt WIU, we will: r rMaintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities. rEducate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates. rProvide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments th