The Chemistry Department is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to offer ACS-certified degrees and stresses excellence in
teaching. The faculty believe that providing opportunities for research is an integral part of an undergraduate education.
Description of Job
department has excellent facilities and a wide array of instrumentation to support undergraduate and masters-level research. The Chemistry
Department is a Colorado Commission of Higher Education designated Program of Excellence with a substantial array of instrumentation
including FT NMR (2), GC/MS (3), GC-FID (3), AFM, LC/MS, LC/MS/MS, ICP-MS, UV-Vis, HPLC, SEM and FTIR (2). Faculty and students are active
in both undergraduate and master's level research.
The goals of the program are:
1) To prepare graduates in
the discipline of chemistry to become productive members of the profession whether they go on to industry, post-graduate education or other
2) To prepare students in the verbal, written and quantitative skills that are prerequisite to advanced study or careers in
3) To prepare students in the theoretical principles of chemistry as well as in the laboratory approach to problem
4) To maintain certification of the program through the American Chemical Society (ACS);and
5) To provide a variety of
emphasis areas and minors including a basic chemistry degree, an ACS certified degree, a biochemistry emphasis, a chemistry/teacher
certification emphasis, an environmental chemistry emphasis, chemistry minor, and a double major options.
department has always been committed to experiential learning via laboratory courses, undergraduate and graduate research, and internships,
and has made new commitments to recruit students via our Discovery Scholars programs. The success of the Cannabis Biology and Chemistry
program, coupled with the presence of the Institute for Cannabis Research on our campus, provide new and expanded opportunities for students
Responsibilities of this non-tenure track, nine month position (with summer
teaching possibly available) include teaching 12 credit hours per semester in chemistry courses; holding at least 5 regular office hours per
week for students; and fulfilling basic service duties to the program, college, university, and / or profession. The Chemistry Department
also houses the Cannabis Biology and Chemistry (CBC) degree option. Applicants with teaching and research interest and expertise with
cannabinoids derived from hemp, including those with interest and expertise that overlaps with the Cannabis Biology and Chemistry degree
program are encouraged to apply.
- Instruct baccalaureate and master's level
courses in the chemistry program in accordance with program needs. This includes preparing and presenting course materials, administering
appropriate tests, evaluating student outcomes, selecting and ordering texts, preparing, administering and grading assignments, and
assigning final grades. It will also include proposing curriculum changes and program modifications to the Department Chair.
in scholarly activity including grant writing, preparation, and submission; scholarly work appropriate to the discipline while including
undergraduate and graduate students in research when possible and appropriate; and dissemination at appropriate national, regional, and
local venues. If they wish to engage in research with students or require resources, they may do so by collaboration with a faculty member
on a mutually agreeable project.
- Conduct student advising to ensure appropriate course and field work is completed to accomplish
program objectives. This requires the faculty member to establish, post, and communicate to students at least five regularly scheduled
office hours per week. Participate in student recruitment, campus meetings, University, college and department committees, University
functions and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment &
- Ph.D. in chemistry (awarded by the initial contract
Condition of Employment
- Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry
- Post-doctoral coursework or
- Previous college-level teaching experience
- Experience in fields of research that complement momentum in the
department and university including the CBC program
Evidence of your being
fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or applicable exemption, is required as a condition of employment with CSU Pueblo. Employment is contingent
upon your submission of records showing full vaccination for COVID-19, or
receiving the first dose of a two-dose
vaccine-or a single dose vaccine-before your hire date and submitting evidence of a second dose (as necessary, based on
vaccination type) within 30 calendar days of your hire date, or
completion of an exemption before your hire date.
Information about medical and non-medical exemptions is available at https://www.csupueblo.edu/coronavirus/vaccinations/index.html
. Those employees who
qualify for an exemption may be required to follow additional public health requirements or precautions, such as isolation, quarantine,
testing, or other measures, particularly if there is a COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with the direction and guidance of public health
officials and University and CSU System policy.Supplemental Information
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line
application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.
Applicants must attach
the following documents, in order to be considered for this position:
If research activity is
anticipated, an optional statement may be included indicating your current or proposed research interests and how they align with current
- a letter of intent (cover
- a current resume or CV;
- a statement of teaching philosophy; and
- unofficial or official transcripts showing required degree conferred.
Additionally, applicants must include current contact information for three professional
references, either within the online application or as an attachment.
Applications submitted without the
required attachments/information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted,
applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact
and demographic information.
Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application
materials will begin immediately and continue until filled.
About Colorado State University
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.
CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing
global economy. Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health,
Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship
that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion,
access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this
emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic,
the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically
important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal
grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools
in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks
among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration
accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked
in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report
. CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly
renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
At CSU Pueblo,
Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional
collegiate experience. Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers
22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus
life.Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
About Pueblo, Colorado
Insurance and Prescription Drugs
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Flexible Benefit
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Long-Term Disability
- Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- Travel Accident Insurance
- Voluntary Critical Illness
and Accident Insurance
- Wellness Incentive Program
- Annual & Sick Leave
- Retirement Plans
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of
more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de
Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per
year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake
Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west. The
region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and
CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve
that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include,
but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates
who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending
on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
The University reserves the right to check additional
references, with prior notification given to the candidate. Note: The successful candidate
must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to
submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
It is the policy of Colorado
State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities. If you need accommodations,
please contact the Office of Human Resources& Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or email@example.com. In compliance with the Clery Act of
1990, the University's annual security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety.
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