Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

Michigan, United States
07 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by May 18, 2018. Please upload a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, examples of graded materials (quizzes, tests, exams, lab reports) and the names and contact information for 3 references as one PDF file.

Job Summary

The Department of Natural Sciences (Chemistry Discipline) invites applicants for a full-time lecturer in Organic Chemistry starting September 1, 2018.

The Natural Science Department houses the disciplines and programs of Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Microbiology and Physics. The Chemistry Discipline offers majors an ACS approved Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, with extensive laboratory experience. The Department is home to many science majors of various disciplines, and also serves students in other programs, most especially Engineering majors and pre-Health, through introductory coursework.

Expectations for the position include full time teaching (8 courses per academic year), Organic Chemistry Lecture Sequence (CHEM 225 and CHEM 226), and in the Organic Laboratory Course (CHEM 227), in addition to substantial service obligations.

This is a non-tenure track position with a university year appointment, which runs from September 1 through April 30.

Required Qualifications*

A Ph.D in Organic Chemistry; and a strong teaching record and experience teaching organic chemistry in both lecture and laboratory.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience working with diverse students;

Knowledge of best practices in teaching and assessment;

Field experience in organic chemistry.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U­ M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

University of Michigan-Dearborn shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60- 300.S(a) and 60-741.S(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability