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# Position Information ## Position Summary The Department of Chemistry at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position with a focus on organic chemistry to begin August, 2018. The position is a one-year temporary appointment, with possibility of renewal for an additional year. The Department has 120+ chemistry majors and 90+ biochemistry majors. In addition, the department serves a large population of biology and other science majors, including pre-med students who take general and organic chemistry courses. Duties include: * Teach lecture and lab courses in organic and/or general chemistry * Provide academic advisement to students * Opportunity to conduct research with involvement of undergraduates highly encouraged * Contribute to department functioning through committee service * Contribute service to the discipline and/or community Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. ## Required Qualifications * PhD or ABD in Chemistry or closely related field * Primary expertise in organic chemistry * Demonstrated potential for undergraduate teaching excellence in organic and general chemistry, including laboratories * Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment ## Preferred Qualifications * Postdoctoral experience * Demonstrated potential for the establishment of a research program suitable for undergraduate participation # Posting Details ## Special Instructions to Applicant The initial application should consist of a cover letter, a CV, and a one page statement of research interest (upload to other document). In addition, contact information for three references should be provided. Reference providers will be asked to submit a letter of reference upon receipt of application. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by March 3, 2018. Initial (Skype/telephone) interviews are tentatively scheduled to occur on March 8 and 9. Campus interviews are planned for late March/early April ## About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by US News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. eneseo.edu/ ## Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: eneseo.edu/affirmativeaction. ## Background Investigation Statement All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at eneseo.edu/hr/employment. ## Clery Statement Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651. *Campus Title:* Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic) *Department:* Chemistry *Posting Number:* F097 *Number of Vacancies:* 1 *Full or Part-time:* Full-Time *Appointment Type:* Temporary *Length of Initial Appointment:* 1 year *Appointment Start Date:* 09/01/2018 *Job Posting Date:* 02/08/2018 *Apply By:* 03/03/2018 *Open Until Filled:* Yes

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• Location: Geneseo, Rochester

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