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Bard College at Simon's Rock Faculty Position

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on September 18, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Bard College at Simon’s Rock invites applications for a regular, full-time position in Chemistry, beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary division, and interest in teaching across disciplinary lines a plus.

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry by time of appointment, and the ability to teach Biochemistry, as well as introductory to advanced chemistry courses. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and commitment to professional development is required. Experience working with a diverse student population is preferred. Development of a research program involving undergraduates is strongly desired, and modest start-up funds are available. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Bard College at Simon's Rock is the only four-year college in the US specifically designed to allow bright, highly motivated adolescents to begin college immediately after the tenth or eleventh grade. Full-time faculty course load is 3/3 and the student-faculty ratio is below 9:1. The College has launched a new program, Bard Academy (; interest and ability to teach in this program is desirable.

In all hires Simon’s Rock seeks to increase the diverse perspectives of its faculty and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. This is an affirmative action, equal opportunity position. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. Applicants are asked to apply with a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and three references.

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