Instructor, Department of Chemistry
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Chemistry has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.
The Department of Chemistry seeks applications from chemistry instructors who are interested in temporary and special teaching positions at Colorado State University.
The instructor in chemistry will contribute to the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University through a range of activities. The major commitment will be teaching undergraduate courses or supervising laboratory instruction as appropriate to the instructor’s background and the needs of the department. In addition, the instructor is expected to demonstrate interest in improving teaching and learning in the department through other activities. These can include but are not limited to activities such as improving methods for chemistry instruction; mentoring undergraduate students in outreach activities; developing new lecture demonstrations; developing and revising peer evaluation tools. In general, the instructor is expected to interact with other members of the department including faculty, staff, and students, enriching and enhancing the undergraduate education program offered by the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. The department provides instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students. A detailed description of the department is available on the department website at: http://www.chem.colostate.edu/.
Required Job Qualifications
A master’s degree is required.
Applicant must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.A. by the proposed start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
A Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals should submit in pdf format a 1) resume; and 2) a statement of teaching philosophy.
A minimum of 3 professional references including email addresses are to be included within your application. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Instructor open pool positions may be temporary or special assignment. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding. Please indicate in application materials your interest in being considered for temporary assignment openings and/or special assignment openings.
The pool will expire 04-30-2019. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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