Lecturer

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00105538

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Chemistry Department provides professional education for chemists at the undergraduate and graduate levels; teaches basic chemistry courses, which are needed by students enrolled in other department programs; advances the discipline of chemistry by conducting research; and serves the public by sharing information about chemistry through a variety of mechanisms and services.

Essential Job Duties: The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Lecturer position for the summer of 2017 instructing in the areas of General Chemistry or Organic Chemistry. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical education or some closely allied field. He/she will devote his/her time to the education of undergraduates, and will report to the Chemistry Department Head. This position will instruct General Chemistry during the second summer session at NC State which runs from June 26th through August 1st. A full time load for a summer session is one section of a course, with a maximum of ten contact hours per week. Course responsibility involves all of the following: * presenting course content * developing exams, quizzes, and homework assignments * grading exams (with Teaching Assistant help) * holding office hours * planning and designing demonstrations which adhere to best practices in safety * coordinating the Teaching Assistants involved in recitation sections assigned to his/her lecture section * maintaining an up-to-date web site * creating assignments in learning management systems * determining and posting course grades

Minimum Education/Experience: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Education or a closely allied field.

Department Required Skills: Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Teaching experience at the collegiate level is strongly preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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