Laboratory Coordinator and Full-time Adjunct Assistant Professor in Chemistry

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Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Oxford College
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Oxford College
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Located 36 miles east of Atlanta, Oxford College of Emory University’s Oxford College invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible, Laboratory Coordinator/ Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin August 2023. This position may be renewed for up to three years, pending enrollment, continuing curricular need, and performance evaluations. This opening is at the Oxford College campus in Oxford, Georgia, located 36 miles east of Atlanta. The primary teaching responsibilities of this position are multiple sections of a second-year chemistry laboratory course focused on macromolecules. In fall semesters, the person in this position will teach one section of the corresponding lecture course. The Laboratory Coordinator responsibilities involve coordination of the teaching laboratories for this course, laboratory preparation, administration of the laboratory Learning Management System (Canvas) site, equipment maintenance, ordering, compliance with environmental health and safety, and training and supervision of undergraduate student workers. Emory University has recently implemented an HHMI funded curriculum redesign with an emphasis on the first two years of the chemistry major. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the laboratory curriculum of the future in Oxford College’s state-of-the-art science facility designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM.


Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in biochemistry or a closely related area with specific laboratory skills in molecular biology including the expression, purification, and characterization of bacterial proteins.


Desirable: Experience training undergraduate students in the laboratory, interest in teaching and developing discovery-based laboratory experiences for undergraduates, and experience with the characterization of various types of biological polymers.


Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (including a teaching philosophy and brief reflection on teaching experience and/or training), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/122003. The cover letter must address the candidate’s qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college with first- and second-year students. Three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching) are also requested. Review of applications will begin April 17, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Ms. Brenda Harmon, Teaching Professor of Chemistry (bharmon@emory.edu).


One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education and located 36 miles east of Atlanta on the university’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College provides approximately 1,000 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community that values excellence in teaching and close student-faculty interaction. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.


For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit http://oxford.emory.edu/hiring.

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