Lecturer - Non Tenure Track - Lab Manager- Biochemistry/Chemistry

Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer - Non Tenure Track - Lab Manager- Biochemistry/Chemistry

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

The Chemistry department is seeking a non tenure track Lecturer. The lecturer will aide in design and teaches assigned biochemistry laboratories. Plans, prepares, and follows approved lab course of study correlated with associated lecture course for that lab series to include measurable objectives for each lab section. Prepares laboratory instructional materials (e.g. mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. May be assigned by the department chair to assist Lab Managers or Instructors. May be assigned by the department chair to teach lower division chemistry lecture or laboratory courses. This is an eleven-month position.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of laboratory protocols, procedures, and practices within the relevant field of study.
  • Knowledge of safety standards for the use of laboratory equipment, facilities, and supplies.
  • Knowledge of instructing laboratory materials receiving and storage procedures.
  • Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Excel to plot chemistry data and solve chemistry problems.
  • Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques in chemistry.
  • Skills in providing guidance and instruction in laboratory protocols and in the safe use of laboratory equipment.
  • Skills in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
    Effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to teach, manage, motivate, and evaluate students in a laboratory and/or classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate information in an effective and clear manner easily understood by students.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and hazardous material handling procedures in the laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. Preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in an office environment. Required to work in classroom and laboratory settings.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC28118 Chemistry Faculty 07/25/2018
Open Date: 07/10/2018
Review Start Date: 07/16/2018
Close Date: 7/25/2018
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/7628

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