Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Chemistry

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for two temporary full-time instructors for the 2018-2019 academic year. Possible appointment for Summer 2019 and 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field. The teaching load is typically three classes per semester. Responsibilities include providing high-quality instruction to large-enrollment general or organic chemistry classes (150-300 students) which may include an evening course; collaborating with other instructors for instruction of large, multi-section service courses; providing assistance to students during regularly scheduled office hours and by appointment as needed; participating in writing and administration of exams (including some evenings); engaging in professional development activities; and other responsibilities which can include exam help sessions, teaching assistant observations, and other activities in support of the general chemistry program.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application (Cover Letter), curriculum vitae, and a one page statement on teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also provide the names and contact information for two references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of application materials will begin March 7th, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.




Job Title
Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Chemistry

Requisition Number
FE01339

Working Title


Department Name
8E030:Chemistry

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field



Required Related Experience

n/a



Required License/ Registration/Certification

n/a



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Teaching experience above the level of a teaching assistant is preferred. Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes and experienced with instructional technology is preferred.



Open Untill Filled
Yes

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents

    PI101376003