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Monmouth College: Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry)

July 29, 2019

Monmouth College, a private, liberal arts college located in western Illinois, announces a new tenure-track position in Biochemistry. Required: a PhD in Biochemistry or related field (completion by August 2020) with experience in neuroscience, broadly defined. The candidate will be expected to contribute to a new major in Neuroscience, along with a new tenure line in the Biology Department and current faculty within the Psychology Department. Teaching duties will include a foundational chemistry class (such as general chemistry) and advanced courses in the area of the candidate's specialty (such as biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, pharmacology, or neurotoxicology) that contribute to the chemistry, biochemistry, and neuroscience majors. The candidate will be expected to establish a research program compatible with an undergraduate liberal arts environment with projects related to neuroscience.

Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan titled "Think Anew, Act Anew," the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70th out of 240 schools in the "National Universities - Liberal Arts" category by Washington Monthly , and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students. View the College's mission statement . https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/about/mission-statement.aspx

The Monmouth College Chemistry Department is an ACS approved department, has an endowed summer research program, and has an endowment that allows faculty and students to travel annually to national meetings. The department currently graduates on average 12 chemistry and biochemistry majors per year. https://department.monm.edu/chemistry/

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, and list of 3 professional references to: Michael Prinsell, Chair Chemistry Search facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu . Include "Biochemistry Neuroscience Search" in the subject line of the e-mail. Questions can be directed to Michael Prinsell mprinsell@monmouthcollege.edu .  Review begins September 16, 2019 and continues until filled.

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Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title IX Coordinator
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Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
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Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272
titlevi@monmouthcollege.edu

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