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Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry-Tenure Track
Lake Superior State University

Date Posted Mar. 24, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry-Tenure Track
University Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI, United States
Department School of Science & Medicine
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 23, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Analytical

The Department of Chemistry at Lake Superior State University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Chemistry, broadly defined. This position will begin in August 2021. Individuals with the ability to contribute to our Cannabis Chemistry program are especially encouraged to apply.

The Chemist will provide their academic, laboratory, and professional expertise to programs including Biochemistry, Chemistry, Cannabis Chemistry, and Forensic Chemistry. Instructional duties will include general chemistry and coursework in analytical chemistry and instrumentation. Additionally, participation in applied research activities involving undergraduate students is required. Leadership opportunities exist for curriculum development that prepares students for graduate and professional school and/or the work force. Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Science and the Environment, the successful candidate will provide course instruction utilizing multiple teaching formats, including lecture, laboratory, practicum and/or online delivery. Information pertaining to the ACS accredited LSSU Chemistry department, including programs and the newly updated >$2 million instrumental facilities can be found at
Sault Ste. Marie is uniquely situated on Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where we share the international border with Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The two cities with a combined population of 100,000 pair the advantages of a larger city with the safety and comfort of a smaller town.

1) Twelve contract hours of instruction and other assigned responsibilities per semester.
2) Provide a minimum of five hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student support.
3) Participation in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to applied research with undergraduates and dissemination of knowledge through publication, community, or faculty presentations.
4) Safely conduct and supervise laboratory procedures and experiments.
5) Advising and recruitment of students.
6) Course and program assessment.
7) University/community service.

Minimum Qualifications
M.S. in Chemistry or related field.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
Experience with mass spectrometry.
Desired Qualifications
Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or Related field.
Experience instructing from delivery formats including classroom, online, and/or blended.
Experience facilitating applied research activities involving undergraduate students.

Physical Demands
Typical demands of teaching, research and advising at the university level. The ability to lift 25 pounds. The ability to manage the physical demands of 12 faculty contract hours per semester and conduct applied research activities with undergraduates. Occasional possibility of overload and night classes. Limited Travel. Driver’s license. Safely conduct and supervise laboratory procedures and experiments.

  • Lake Superior State University recognizes not only a legal obligation but also a moral and educational responsibility to provide equal employment opportunity both for the sake of fair employment practices and for the sake of meeting the educational needs of its particular student population.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Lake Superior State University
    650 W. Easterday Ave
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
  • 906-635-2213
  • 906-635-2111


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