Assistant Professor for Organic Chemistry Instruction

Location
Newark, DE
Posted
Feb 16, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Location: Newark, DE

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. This appointment will commence September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Primary responsibilities will be in the area of undergraduate organic chemistry instruction with opportunities to teach in other subject areas depending on the candidate's experience and expertise. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry and demonstrate thorough knowledge of current theory and practice in the field of organic chemistry. Experience in contemporary evidence-based pedagogical methods preferred.

An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the creation of new impactful knowledge. The main campus in Newark, Delaware provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consistently ranks among the top 10 institutions nationwide in ACS certified degrees, and over 80% of our undergraduates engage in research prior to graduation.


Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry and demonstrate thorough knowledge of current theory and practice in the field of organic chemistry. Experience in contemporary evidence-based pedagogical methods preferred.



Application Instructions

Applicants should apply on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/ and should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and professional development goals, and arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials will be shared with departmental faculty. Questions should be directed to Ms. Susan Cheadle at: scheadle@udel.edu.



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