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Job ID: 172611

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor
Stevens Institute of Technology


Date Posted Nov. 16, 2021
Title Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Department Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - General
 
 

Job Description
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science, Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) seeks to fill a non-tenure track teaching faculty position in Biomedical Sciences at an open rank (Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor or Teaching Professor) starting in Fall 2022.

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) at Stevens is known for its legacy of fostering and nurturing groundbreaking, world-class innovation. CCB was among the first to offer an undergraduate Chemical Biology degree in 1978 and today remains at the forefront of chemical biology with our internationally recognized faculty in the healthcare domain as well as with professionally diverse experiences in academia and industry. The department currently consists of 17 full time faculty members, approximately 145 undergraduates, 40 Masters, and 25 doctoral students. The CCB faculty is active in research and has brought in $4.2M research funding from NIH and NSF during the academic year of 2020-2021.

The https://www.stevens.edu/schaefer-school-engineering-science/departments/che… vision of CCB, newly formulated in 2021, will strengthen our department to be a community of researchers with molecular, cellular, and computational minds, dedicated to educating the next generation of science leaders and innovators and exploring transformative scientific ideas for global societal impact. Per this strategic vision, we would like to strengthen and innovate our educational programs that would complement our research growth in computational chemistry and biology, drug discovery, and cancer research.

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and scholar.  The individual is expected to be highly collaborative with our current faculty toward transforming our educational programs with a line of sight to multiple career paths in the biomedical sciences.  The candidate is also expected to develop and deliver innovative graduate and upper level undergraduate courses with emphasis in clinical sciences as broadly defined. This position requires the candidate to have a MD and/or Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or related fields.  Preference will be given to individual with a stellar teaching and student advisory history.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Besides the spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline, Stevens’ exceptional location offers excellent opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. The Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among four schools at Stevens.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies, and strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin review of applications immediately.  All applications should be submitted electronically through the HR website at:  https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Externalhttps://stevens.wd5.myworkday…. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement that includes teaching interests and philosophy on inclusive classroom practices, a diversity statement, and contact info for at least three references as a single PDF file to be fully considered. The diversity statement could include participation or experience with programs, professional development, engagement with students of diverse backgrounds as well as plans for advancing these areas at Stevens.  For any inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Kenny Wong at mailto:kwong2@stevens.edukwong2@stevens.edu.

Department
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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