Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Elmhurst, Illinois
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Elmhurst College invites applications for a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and  Biochemistry with preferred background in Organic, Medicinal or Biochemistry. Main teaching responsibilities include introductory courses such as general education courses, general chemistry for science majors, general organic and biochemistry for pre-nursing majors; ideal candidate will also be capable of teaching majors-level organic and biochemistry labs and lectures as needed.   Development of an upper-level elective course in area of expertise may be possible.  Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. The teaching load is eight course credits per year with lectures counting as 1.0 course credits and labs counting as 0.5 course credits each. Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. A masters degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required, Ph.D. is preferred.

Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Elmhurst College is accepting applications online at http://elmhurst.simplehire.com/postings/749 Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and request three confidential letters of recommendation (including addresses of references) which address teaching to be submitted to the College. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu . Review of applications will begin April 6th and continue until the position is filled.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Michelle Applebee, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, applebee@elmhurst.edu.

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