Lecturer - Chemistry
SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. All faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.Major Responsibilities
•Teach a combination of lecture, laboratory and problem solving courses in chemistry to first and second-year majors and non-majors (12 credit load each fall and spring semester)
•Facilitate class instruction. Teach the assigned classes in accordance with learning objectives and specified by the syllabus
•Evaluate student performance; administer evaluations of student performance.
•Provide scheduled office hours
•Work with department faculty to contribute to curriculum development
•Serve on department and college committees as appropriate
•Engage in scholarly activity
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice
• Passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.
• Commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background
• Commitment to educating students to become global citizens
Works under the direct supervision of the department chair. Works closely with faculty and staff within the department. Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in other college departments.Required Qualifications
-Master’s Degree in chemistry by time of appointment.
-Evidence of effectiveness in teaching.
-Earned doctorate in chemistry
-Post doctoral experience
-Experience teaching first and second-year chemistry for majors and non-majors.
-Experience in teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.Posting Detail Information Posting NumberF18049Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant
Application review begins May 15, 2019.
Applications must include a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three professional references, and statement of teaching philosophy.
Inclusion of sample pedagogical material is optional.Quick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttp://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/3036Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is the highest earned degree that you possess, please include the degree program?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vita or Resume
- Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Other - See Special Instructions to Applicants