The Chemistry Department invites applications for a tenure-track, biology-centered Assistant Professor position beginning as early as July 2023. Candidates with a background in organismal biology, physiology, medicine, and/or computational biology are encouraged to apply, however the search is open to all areas of biology. The successful applicant must be strongly committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and will teach fundamental biology, human physiology, and upper level biology courses on a regular, rotating basis. The department is especially interested in applicants who will be exemplary mentors and role models for our highly diverse student population; chemistry and associated majors continue to successfully recruit a growing number of students underrepresented in STEM.In addition to teaching, the candidate must develop and maintain a vigorous research program that includes undergraduate researchers. The department has a wide range of resources which are shared among the department members for both teaching and research. Resources of potential interest include cold and warm rooms; multiple incubators and growth chambers; research grade light, confocal fluorescence, atomic force, and scanning electron microscopes; preparatory and analytical HPLC; multiple thermal cyclers; gel visualization systems; standard instrumentation for biomolecular production, purification, and analysis; and access to DoD High Performance Computers. In addition, the department boasts excellent chemical analysis facilities, including an X-ray diffractometer, high-field NMR, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer, and confocal Raman spectrometer, as well as multiple GC, MS, and AA instruments. Members of the Chemistry Department, and the Academy as a whole, value diversity in our students and in our ranks. We strive to create an open, respectful environment in which students feel free to express different ideas, opinions, and worldviews.
This is a 10-month federal excepted service position. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
For more information and how to apply visit: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/Tenure-track-Biology-AY23.php
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.