The Department of Chemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in San Diego, California is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Physical Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2017. Applicants should be committed to excellent teaching and building and sustaining a vital undergraduate research program. A Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (or closely-related field) is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. PLNU is a private Christian university in the Wesleyan tradition and seeks candidates that support its mission. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should apply electronically at:
Candidates will need to provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching in Christian higher education, research plans, statement of personal faith, and 3 letters of reference, unofficial transcripts, and 3 teacher evaluations (if available).
Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
About PLNU Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry has six full-time faculty members, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and a longstanding tradition of undergraduate research, which includes a well-supported summer research program. We have just moved into a new state-of-the-art laboratory facility with committed space for teaching and research. The department offers B.S. degrees in Chemistry, Biology-Chemistry, and Environmental Science. The latter two degrees are offered in cooperation with the Biology Department.