FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
The bio-analytical chemist will apply academic training, experience, and other training in the extraction, characterization and quantitative analysis of complex plant matrices, including cannabis, hops, and related materials. Instructional duties include teaching in the chemistry curriculum within areas of expertise and participation in applied research activities involving undergraduate students. Leadership in curriculum development preparing graduates as chemists for the expanding cannabis industry and development and implementation of laboratory and instrumentation requirements for the program. Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Science and Environment, provide course instruction to students, utilizing multiple teaching formats, including lecture, laboratory, practicum and online.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.) Leadership in the University’s degree program in Cannabis Chemistry
2.) Minimum of 12 contract hours of teaching and other responsibilities per semester.
3.) Provide a minimum of 5 hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student advising and support.
4.) 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.
5.) Advising and recruitment of students.
6.) Course and program assessment.
7.) University/community service.
Professional expertise and graduate coursework in analytical chemistry, bio-analytical work on complex plant matrices, experience with modern chromatographic instrumentation.
Evidence of experience, and/or potential for, teaching at the undergraduate level
Capacity to develop applied research activities involving undergraduate students
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to pass background checks, and be able to qualify for state licensing for the handling of cannabis and other restricted materials, and Drug Enforcement Agency approval for handling schedule I and other restricted materials.
Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Chemistry, analytical chemistry, Bio-analytical chemistry or related field.
Professional analytical laboratory experience in bio-analytical techniques, and analysis of complex plant matrices.
Preference given to experience related to cannabis extraction and analysis including bioanalytical separations chemistry, and complex plant materials.
Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach from multiple formats including online, blended, and face-to-face