Full -Time, Multi-Year Position in Chemistry

University of Minnesota, Morris in Minnesota

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 14, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Minnesota, Morris seeks an individual committed to excellence in undergraduate education, to fill a full-time, multi-year position in chemistry beginning August 11, 2014. Responsibilities include: teaching introductory chemistry courses including general chemistry, organic chemistry, and their associated labs, as well as the opportunity to conduct research that involves undergraduates in the Chemistry disciplines Introduction to Research course; and contributing to the liberal arts mission of the UMM campus as a whole.  Teaching responsibilities may include advanced elective courses in chemistry/biochemistry.


Candidates must hold or expect to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field by August 11, 2014. Experience and evidence of excellence in teaching undergraduate chemistry is required. (Graduate TA experience is acceptable.)


The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) is a residential public liberal arts college serving about 1900 undergraduate students. As one of five campuses of the University of Minnesota, the Morris campus is located 160 miles west of Minneapolis in the rural community of Morris, MN.  UMM is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Top 10 Best Public Liberal Arts College.  The student body is talented, diverse and engaged.  The UMM student body is one of the most ethnically diverse in the University of Minnesota system with 20% students of color (13% are American Indian students) and a growing international student population.


The college values diversity in its students, faculty, and staff.  The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and /or service because we believe that diversity enriches the classroom and research experience at the University.


Applications must include a letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Applications may be sent to Ann Kolden, Administrative Assistant, at koldenal@morris.umn.edu, (320) 589-6301, or they may be sent to:


Chemistry Search Committee Chair

Division of Science and Mathematics

University of Minnesota, Morris

Morris, MN 56267-2128


Or apply online at http://employment.umn.edu - Requisition #189560.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening begins February 24, 2014.


The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To request disability accommodation or material in alternative formats contact: UMM Human Resources, (320)-589-6024, Room 309, Behmler Hall, Morris, MN.