Lecturer Position - Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Applications are invited for a nine-month, full time, non-tenure track teaching position, beginning fall of 2018. Responsibilities involve undergraduate teaching in General (first year) and/or Organic (second year) chemistry courses. Responsibilities also include ongoing course development, lecture support, student advising, and other departmental service. These are benefited 2-year positions and renewable contingent upon performance. Lecturers at the University of Massachusetts are unionized with the potential for long-term careers with promotional advancement.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field, evidence of excellence in teaching, and the ability to work with diverse populations/students. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching large lecture sections using state of the art teaching technologies and pedagogies, and will have a significant interest in contributing to our department's history of developing cutting edge approaches to chemical education.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, vita, a proposal that addresses practical strategies for teaching chemistry in large modern classrooms, and three letters of reference to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=95082.
All potential applicants should visit the Department of Chemistry website (http://www.chem.umass.edu) for further information about the department. Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at [email protected].
Evaluation of applicants will begin on April 16, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.