Lecturer-Fixed Term

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Job Details

Job no: 659989
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry (www.chemistry.msu.edu) at Michigan State University seeks outstanding candidates for full-time, fixed-term Lecturer positions in Chemistry for recitation and laboratory courses. These positions are non-tenure track positions for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. Qualifications include a BS or BA degree in Chemistry or the equivalent and experience in undergraduate chemistry instruction. Responsibilities of these full-time positions will include instructing and grading sections of an undergraduate chemistry courses, attending lecture, holding scheduled office hours, making examinations and participating in weekly staff meetings. Laboratory sections typically have enrollments of 20-24 students. Each recitation section has an enrollment of approximately 30 students.

Required Degree

Bachelors

Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or the equivalent and an interest in teaching a diverse population of students in an undergraduate laboratory environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding teaching and mentoring skills, strong content knowledge, and the ability to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment.

Desired Qualifications

Prior teaching experience, which may include work in an instructional support role for undergraduate science courses as a teaching assistant or undergraduate learning assistant.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of 2-3 references

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed as needed.

Website

www.chemistry.msu.edu

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jul 21, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 1, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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