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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

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Assistant Professor - Chemistry


The Norwich University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seeks an analytical chemist for a tenure-track position beginning in August 2012. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates while actively maintaining a high level of professional development. The establishment of an undergraduate research program for chemistry and biochemistry majors is expected. Responsibilities will include teaching quantitative and instrumental analysis and introductory courses, participating in a laboratory intensive capstone course, and serving as an academic advisor to students.

The department is well equipped to support its mission with an Anasazi EFT - NMR (1H and 13C); a HP 6290 / 5973 Gas Chromatograph / Mass Spectrometer; a HP 8890 Series II gas Chromatograph (FID); a Perkin - Elmer Spectrum 100R FT-IR and Spectrum 1000 FT-IR; a Shimadzu UV-2101 Scanning UV - VIS Spectrophotometer; a Parr Model 1455 Semimicro Solution Calorimeter; a Shimadzu RF-5301PC Spectrofluorophotometer; a Shimadzu LC-20AD Liquid Chromatograph; a BAS CV-50W Voltametric Analyzer and Controlled Growth Mercury Electrode.

Additionally, Norwich is a member of the Vermont Genetics Network, a unique consortium of undergraduate colleges in Vermont. The consortium, sponsored by the NIH, supports the research endeavors of faculty and students, as well as improving the research infrastructure at these institutions.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited University, or be in the final stages of preparing their dissertations. Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Additional Information:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, detailed CV, description of teaching interests and research plans, and the names of at least three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. It is anticipated that review of applications will begin February 1, 2012.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Chemistry Faculty Search, via email:

Jan. 4, 2012

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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