Organic Chemist wanted......

Paula J. Schlax pschlax at
Fri Oct 15 16:28:01 EST 1999

The Department of Chemistry at Bates College a selective liberal arts
of 1650 students, invites applications for a tenure-track position in
CHEMISTRY at the assistant professor level to begin in September of
The teaching expectations include a two-semester organic chemistry
with laboratory and at least one additional course in an area of
interest to the
successful applicant. This position also supports our interdisciplinary
in biological chemistry and neuroscience and provides opportunities to
participate in other interdisciplinary programs as well. The applicant
will be
expected to develop a research program that will involve undergraduates.

Major departmental equipment holdings for teaching and research include:
MHz NMR, EPR, FT-IR, ICP, GC-MS, and UV-vis spectrometers, as well as
HPLCs, ultracentrifuges, IBM work stations (with SPARTAN software), and
Nd.YAG-pumped dye laser. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is

desirable. Applicants should provide a CV, undergraduate and graduate
transcripts, brief statements of teaching philosophy and research
interests, and
three letters of recommendation to: Prof. T. Glen Lawson, Chair,
of Chemistry, c/o Secretarial Services, 2 Andrews Road, 7 Lane Hall,
College, Lewiston, ME 04240. The review of applications will begin
8 and continue until the position is filled. E-mail inquiries may be
directed to the
department chair, Glen Lawson, at tlawson at Bates College
values a
diverse academic community and seeks to assure equal opportunity through
continuing and effective affirmative action program


Dr. Paula J. Schlax
Department of Chemistry
Bates College
Lewiston ME 04240

"There's nothing the matter with his mind. He just
does things in his own way and in his own time."
 From A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'Engle

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