Assistant Professor, Temporary, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Job no: 495939
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Chemistry & Biochemistry, Full Time
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for two one-year temporary faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor (renewable up to three years in total, subject to department needs and satisfactory performance), starting August 1, 2020. The ideal candidates will have expertise in teaching introductory chemistry classes to chemistry and biochemistry majors and non-majors, including core chemistry concepts such as atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends, materials, colligative properties, acid/base theory, thermodynamics, kinetics, and other fundamental chemistry concepts. Experience in teaching some or more of these concepts to upper level students is preferred. Minimum qualifications for the position are a completed Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Education, or a related field, prior to appointment, and a demonstration of teaching interest and experience.
Responsibilities include teaching introductory level lecture courses, development of curriculum, coordination of lectures with associated laboratory sections, and administrative tasks. The position may also include Department, College and University service. This position offers a strong, supportive setting for teaching in the environment of an active research Department. The successful candidate is expected to excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse in regards to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, UD offers students the latest in instructional and research technology combined with the rich tradition of the institution. A Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution, UD is located in Newark, DE on the I-95 corridor near Philadelphia, halfway between Washington, DC and New York City. Visit our departmental website (https://www.chem.udel.edu/) for more information.
Candidates are asked to submit the following: 1. Cover letter, 2. Curriculum vitae, including documentation of teaching experience, 3. Teaching philosophy, including a description of future teaching interests, 4. Description of research experience and interests (if applicable), and how these relate to your teaching, and 5. Names and contact information for three references. For questions about the position contact Dr. William Chain, Chair Faculty Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions about application submission can be directed to Susan Cheadle, Business Administrator (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2020 and the search will remain open until filled.
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