Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: Saginaw Valley State University invites applicants for a one-year temporary faculty position in the Chemistry Department beginning August 2019. Candidate may be eligible to apply for permanent position in the following year. Successful candidate will teach general chemistry level lectures and labs, for both chemistry majors and non-majors. Contributions to departmental service are also expected.
The ACS approved Chemistry Department is fully equipped and is housed in a 106,000 sq. ft. Science Complex. For additional details see: http://www.svsu.edu/chemistry/
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A master's degree or higher in a chemistry or biochemistry is required, with Ph.D. in one of these disciplines preferred. Teaching experience in general chemistry.
Additional Information: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54254
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.