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Lecturer in Chemistry
University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska
Date Posted 02/09/2022
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Lecturer in Chemistry

Full Job Description

The Department of Chemistry is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach principally organic chemistry courses beginning Spring semester 2022. This is a non-tenure track nine-month academic year appointment with full benefits and holds the possibility of a one- or two-year initial appointment, depending on qualifications, and subsequent renewal. Responsibilities will include teaching multiple sections of organic chemistry laboratory classes, introductory organic chemistry lecture, managing Teaching Assistants, holding office hours, and associated responsibilities. Alternative teaching responsibilities may include introductory chemistry, general chemistry, or honors seminars. There are no assigned duties during the summer months, but there may be opportunities for summer teaching for additional salary. We seek an individual who has an innate interest in teaching and who can motivate students to learn through student-centered learning techniques. Information about the Department and this faculty position can be found at www.chem.unl.edu.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry, chemical education, or a related discipline and demonstrated strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education; in recent years all appointees at a minimum have completed all of the requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have demonstrated the ability to teach a variety of freshman- and sophomore-level large-enrollment chemistry courses (100 or more students).

How to Apply

Click “Apply to this Job,” complete the information form and attach the following documents:
  • A cover letter.
  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • Succinct statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Materials demonstrating teaching experience or potential.
  • The names of three references.

Note, please combine items 3 and 4 into a single document and attach as “Other Document.”

Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to chemsearch@unl.edu or to:

Search Committee
Attn: Emma Dolenshek
Department of Chemistry
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0304.

Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to ChemSearch@unl.edu, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402).
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