Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Chemistry - 318300
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002614
Position Summary: This position is envisioned as a long-term appointment for an innovative teacher, with an initial appointment term of four years. Teaching responsibilities will include General Chemistry and General Chemistry Labs (CHEM 101/102 and 101L/102L), and one or more of Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 251), Organic Chemistry (CHEM 261 and 262), and/or Biochemistry (CHEM 430) as well as additional introductory lab courses congruent with the candidate's expertise. Qualified applicants will have expertise in teaching large enrollment courses. Applicants will also be expected to be involved in curriculum development, laboratory course development, serve on committees, and engage in departmental activities outside of teaching.
Education Requirements: Ph.D. degree in Chemistry
Qualification and Experience: Candidates with postdoctoral experience, demonstrated experience with or a strong interest in innovative and evidence-based teaching methods, and experience in laboratory curriculum development will be considered most competitive. The Department and University are broadly committed to equity and inclusion. It is part of our institutional mission to teach and engage a diverse community of students. We especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Laura Yurco, Associate Chair
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a CV, and a concise statement of teaching philosophy and experience as a single pdf. In addition, candidates must also submit a link to a 10-minute teaching video on a topic of their choice in one of the areas listed above as part of the application. Applications submitted without a video will not be considered. Applicants should upload all application information to: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/150554. Applicants must also list four references with email address who will receive an invitation to create a log in and upload their reference letter in pdf here: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/150554. Review of applications will begin 12/3/2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to: Chair, Teaching Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3290, [email protected]