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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Apply now Job no: 498167
Work type: Full-time
Location: Fond du Lac Campus
Categories: Faculty

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Official Title: Assistant Professor
Employment Class: Faculty
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Tenure-Track
Position Summary: The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor to be based at our Fond du Lac campus beginning September 1, 2021. A successful candidate will teach undergraduate general chemistry, non-major and pre-nursing chemistry, and associated labs and discussion sections, as well as manage the chemical stockroom and ensure safety. Engaging in professional, scholarly and service activities is expected.

The Fond du Lac campus of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers Chemistry courses at the 100- and 200-level for prospective Chemistry majors and other students. Our students are a mix of traditional and non-traditional age, including many first-generation college students. We are committed to delivering the first two years of a high-quality liberal arts education and a strong foundation for those who wish to pursue professional, occupational and advanced academic degrees, as well as those pursuing an associates degree. The Department of Chemistry includes more than a dozen faculty and academic staff across the three campuses of UW Oshkosh. The Fond du Lac campus is located in the city of Fond du Lac (population circa 41,000).
Responsibilities Teaching, Scholarly activity, Service
Required: 1. Ph.D. in Chemistry or related discipline (ABD candidates considered if degree requirements will be completed before position start date).
2. Evidence of ability (or potential) to teach effectively at the college level. This can be documented with actual teaching experience (e.g. being a teaching assistant, teaching a college level course, statements from references, etc.), and/or a demonstrated understanding of the process in your teaching philosophy statement.
3. Evidence of ability (or potential) to safely run the chemistry program and stockroom at the Fond du Lac campus. This can be documented by past experience and statements from references.
4. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion: the applicant should demonstrate within the required elements of the application their commitment to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion ( as both a colleague and instructor.
Preferred: 1. Experience providing academic advising to undergraduates.
2. Experience mentoring undergraduate students conducting research.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae (CV)

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. Plans (and needs) for engaging in scholarly activity and professional development

5. Names and contact information for three professional references, at least one from the current employer.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by February 28, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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