Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

Illinois, United States
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Chemistry

Location: Chicago, IL


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago seeks a qualified Lecturer to teach courses both in our Introductory General Chemistry sequence as well as Physical Sciences Core program. This position will be a 12-month appointment with teaching responsibilities for the fall, winter, and spring quarters. Teaching responsibilities will include up to 3 classes with a combination of Physical Science Core courses and General Chemistry.  The position also includes lab development and management for all Chemistry Physical Science laboratory experiments.

Applicants will be evaluated on their teaching skills and command of specific course content and must have teaching experience at an accredited university or college. Experience teaching General Chemistry is required, and experience in collaborative teaching techniques is important.

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union as a Lecturer 3. The relationship between the lecturers and the university is governed in part through a Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Applicants must have a PhD in Chemistry or a closely related field.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply on line at apply.interfolio.com/64781 . Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing teaching experience.  In addition, three reference letters will be required. Applicant screening will begin on July 31. 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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