Lecturer - Chemistry & Biochemistry


Job Summary

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry to begin September 2018. The department of Chemistry/Biochemistry offers BA and BS degrees in Chemistry/Biochemistry, as well as a BAE degree for Chemistry Teachers.

Responsibilities will include teaching introductory chemistry, general chemistry and/or GOB chemistry, and other courses depending on departmental needs and expertise.

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin February 26, 2018. To be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted through the online portal by the screening date located at: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. Applications must include copies of both undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and preference will be given to those with at least two letters of reference. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Contact the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381 to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis, which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands. EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.



About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.


Conditions of Employment

The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018. This for the purpose of attending new faculty orientation sessions and other meetings scheduled by the department, college and/or university.

Optional: if you wish to receive a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the job, then please contact the Office of Human Resources at hr@ewu.edu or via phone to 509-359-6931.


Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching general chemistry and in area of specialization;
    • Preference given to candidate who offers additional expertise in the areas of organic or biochemistry, but all areas considered;
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.


Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry




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