Visiting Lecturer, Chemistry

Orlando, Florida
Jun 02, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Chemistry Department is seeking applications for a non-tenure earning, renewable (contingent upon available funding), visiting lecturer position for teaching general, organic and biochemistry courses. This position will have an anticipated start date of August 8, 2017.

All candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level and provide service to the university, department and professional organizations.

UCF, located in Orlando, is a leading, fast-growing, research-intensive metropolitan university with a diverse student body of more than 64,000 students. The Chemistry Department includes 38 faculty and has productive academic programs including the Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry M.S., Forensic Science M.S., and ACS-accredited B.S. programs in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry. Our combined undergraduate Chemistry majors number over 600 students and much of our undergraduate curriculum are required courses for many other majors.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Chemistry or a related science from an accredited institution by the time of hire, and experience teaching large classes.

Additional Application Materials Required:

Candidates must apply online at and attach the following materials at time of application: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy including any experience/familiarity with student-centered learning approaches. Three letters of reference should be uploaded with the application or can be sent via email ( All application materials must be received by June 29, 2017 to be considered for this position.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

All questions about this position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Tamra Legron-Rodriguez, at

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request

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