Lecturer in Chemistry - Gainesville (Fall 2017)

Gainesville, GA
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer in Chemistry - Gainesville (Fall 2017)

Position Number: 53070246

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is seeking applications for a chemistry position on the Gainesville Campus at the rank of lecturer, to begin August 2017. Special consideration with be given to those who have expertise in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Physical Chemistry. Applicants will be expected to have the expertise necessary to teach Survey of Chemistry I & II, Principles of Chemistry I & II, and the associated laboratories. UNG is a co-educational, four-year, multi-campus, liberal arts institution with a strong military tradition that is known throughout the Southeast for its teaching excellence. The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is a medium, well-equipped, ACS-approved department with its majors pursuing graduate school, professional school, teaching positions, and industrial positions.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and be responsible for teaching introductory and/or general chemistry both for majors and non-majors, and possibly other upper-level courses related to their field. Excellence in teaching, and university/community service are requirements for promotion.
  • Advising students, service to the university and community, active participation in departmental activities, maintaining a collegial work environment, and professional development are expected.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to have an MS or PhD in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Chemistry/Science, or a related field.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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