Instructor/Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry

Lander University, a public comprehensive university in the Upstate region of South Carolina, seeks qualified candidates to teach undergraduate general chemistry and environmental science courses. Rank and tenure status contingent upon degree and experience. Starting date for the position is August, 2014.

Required qualifications: Minimum requirement is a MS degree in Chemistry. A PhD in Chemistry preferred with an emphasis in Environmental Chemistry or related field. Qualified candidates will have demonstrable skills related to instruction of undergraduate students.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate general chemistry and environmental science courses, assisting the department with recruiting and advising students in the Environmental Science and Chemistry Degree programs, and supervising student workers who assist with laboratory set-up.

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are necessary. Application letters should explicitly address the specific qualifications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Send letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Ralph Layland, Chair
Department of Physical Sciences
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649
or via email to rlayland@lander.edu
or via fax at (864) 388 – 8130

Lander is a tobacco free institution.

All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Note: The University generally does not sponsor HB1 Visa's.


Additional information about the department and the position are available online at http://www.lander.edu/academics/Colleges-Departments/Science-Mathematics/Physical-Sciences.aspx