FY19-13 Full-time, tenure-track Chemistry Faculty

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Employment at MMA
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Buzzards Bay, MA
United States
Full Job Description

A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system                                                                                                                     

Position:                      Full-time, tenure-track Chemistry Faculty
Posting:                       May 2019       Start date:   March 2020 (later start negotiable)
Position Number:        FY19-13
Division:                      Academic; Science and Mathematics Department
Union Affiliation:        Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)
Application Deadline:  Interview process starts in September 2019, the position will remain open until filled

Supervision Received:  Reports to the Chair of the Department of Science and Mathematics and to the

                                     Vice President of Academic Affairs

Supervision exercised:  Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

General responsibilities:

  • The instruction of college-level chemistry courses including Organic, Environmental Chemistry, Hazardous Materials or courses
  • Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting

Qualifications and requirements: 

  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria of teaching and advising at the university level
  • Candidates with an earned doctorate in chemistry or a related field and minimal or no teaching experience will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Candidates with an earned doctorate and significant full-time teaching experience at the post-secondary level will be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • A minimum of a Masters’ degree in chemistry or related field required
  • Candidates with Masters’ degrees and with 5+ years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor (promotion to Assistant Professor with tenure-track requires a terminal degree secured by year five of employment).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Chemistry or a related field
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Experience in Organic, Environmental and Hazardous Materials Chemistry coursework
  • Ability to teach courses in physics or mathematics
  • Understanding of and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission

Desirable Assets:

  • Experience with assessment
  • Experience with online teaching
  • Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level


Salary:  Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on the employment link under quick links on the MMA website www.maritime.edu.  Applications may be attached and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu.  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen-minute presentation on a relevant topic.  Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check. 

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications See posting
Compensation See posting
Contact Information hr@maritime.edu