Grace College invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Chemistry, with emphasis in Organic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, department and college service, scholarly activity, and professional development.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry (two semester courses), organic chemistry (two semester courses), an analytical chemistry course (one-semester course) and a physical chemistry (one semester course) throughout the academic year, as well as advise chemistry majors. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education and will help support the Department’s Faith, Science, and Reason Grace core course, when s/he has availability within their schedule. Also, the candidate will be expected to develop a reasonable research plan, appropriate to the candidate’s training and expertise, that includes undergraduate students in their program, as part of their scholarly growth.
Qualifications: This position offers a challenging opportunity to a faculty member with both academic and research experience who seeks to oversee the chemistry program. The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in chemistry, preferably in the area of organic chemistry or analytical chemistry.
A research plan that can involve undergraduate students appropriate for a 4-yr college.
Evidence of excellence in teaching.
A desire to integrate faith with learning in all areas of life.
A willingness to collaborate with colleagues and students.