Lecturer Position - Department of Chemistry

Amherst, MA
Mar 06, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer Position

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 facultysearch@chem.umass.edu.

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.


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