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Teaching Assistant (TA)

Each semester, the Department of Chemsitry & Biochemistry accepts applications for part time (~10 hours per week) and full-time (~20 hours per week) undergraduate TA positions. Undergraduate TAs receive a salary of $12 per hour, while gaining valuable teaching experience in our lower-division (100 and 200-level) courses. If you have a strong academic background, have completed coursework through at least Organic Chemistry, are enrolled in at least one unit of classes at ASU, and have exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, you are encouraged to apply at

Applications are accepted year-round and considered 1-2 weeks before each academic semester.

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Career and Research Opportunities

Posted on 4/16/2014

Tenure Track Position in Forensic Analytical Chemistry at Western Illinois University (WIU)

The Department of Chemistry, Western Illinois University (WIU), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Chemistry in Macomb, Illinois. A Ph.D. is required, preferably in an area of chemistry with an interest in applications to Forensic Chemistry. An individual with all but dissertation will be considered; however, the Ph.D. must be completed prior to receiving tenure-track status. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in forensic chemistry and to mentor undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) research students within our chemistry/ biochemistry/ pharmacy, and forensic chemistry programs. WIU is a comprehensive public university offering 57 undergraduate degree programs, 36 graduate degree programs, and a doctorate degree. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1, WIU's 720 full-time faculty teach 95% percent of all undergraduate as well as graduate courses in addition to 13 pre-professional degree programs and 10 certificate programs. Western Illinois University is a member of the NCAA and competes at the Division I level. The Leslie F. Malpass Library ranks among the finest at comprehensive universities in the United States. Salary is competitive. Faculty salary minima can be found in the UPI faculty contract agreement on page 87 at Starting Date: August 14, 2014. Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Complete applications include 1) a letter of application, 2) current curriculum vita or resume, 3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references, 4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be required for selected candidate, 5) statement of research interests and mentoring experience, 6) statement of teaching interests. To apply, please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW at the following URL or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL

Questions regarding the search may be directed to:
Dr. Rose McConnell at For assistance with the online application system call the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977.

AA/EO employer. WIU has a non-discrimination policy including sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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Department of Chemistry
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455