Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator in Analytical Chemistry - Non Tenure Track

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Functional Title:

Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator in Analytical Chemistry - Non Tenure Track

Position Type:

Non-Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (https://chem.uncg.edu) features an extremely supportive and collegial environment with 15 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty, 6 full-time teaching faculty, and a diverse student body. We offer a B.S. in Biochemistry, a B.A., B.S., and M.S. in Chemistry, including Biochemistry options, and a Ph.D. in Medicinal Biochemistry. Our Department is housed in a 170,000 square foot $35 million state-of-the-art science building. Excellent core instrumentation and facilities for NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry with full-time support staff that are available on site.

Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UNC Greensboro invites applications for a new full-time Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator in Analytical Chemistry – Non Tenure Track position in analytical chemistry. We seek a candidate with interest and experience in experimental design and with the use and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation, including chromatographic, electrochemical, and spectrophotometric techniques. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to oversee, design, and teach general and analytical chemistry lecture and laboratory courses in person and online using student-centered, active learning, and inquiry-based approaches. The position also includes responsibilities of a laboratory course coordinator, such as planning and designing experiments, training and mentoring teaching assistants, and designing and facilitating clear criteria for grading, evaluating, and giving feedback on laboratory reports. The UNC Greensboro Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a pilot institute participating in the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded CURE (course-based undergraduate research experience) program. The successful candidate will have interest and ability to help develop meaningful research experiences for students as part of the analytical laboratory curriculum and to coordinate and scaffold CURE experiences across the laboratory curriculum.

As a minority-serving institution, we at UNC Greensboro embrace our role in serving a large, diverse student body. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is committed to our mission of providing access and opportunity for all. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching individuals from diverse backgrounds. We define diversity broadly as including (but not limited to) individuals with different career stages, genders and gender identities, sexual orientations, religious affiliations, nationalities, and ethnic and racial backgrounds. We welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of groups underrepresented in the sciences, including those from the African American, Latinx, Indigenous, and LGBTQ+ communities, those with disabilities, and others.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Complete MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related area

Preferred Qualifications:

Established Qualifications for the position:

-Completed MS or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or closely related area

-Experience with the operation and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation

-A demonstrated potential for effective teaching of both undergraduate chemistry lecture and laboratory courses

-Teaching experience at the college level, preferably in analytical chemistry

-A demonstrated commitment to promoting inclusivity and equity as part of teaching activities

Tenure Status:

Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For consideration, applications must be submitted through the Spartan Talent System to: https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/hr/postings/19727.

Include: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy (1 page), a diversity statement (1 page), and the names of three references that can comment on your teaching effectiveness. The diversity statement included with your application should address your values and experiences related to working with diverse populations, as well as your future plans related to promoting inclusivity and equity in your lecture and laboratory courses.

Please address questions regarding this position to: Search Chair, Dr. Nadja Cech; Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professor of Chemistry; [email protected]

Recruitment Range:


Org #-Department:

Chemistry & Biochemistry - 12205

Job Open Date:


For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




Type of Appointment:

Time Limited

Time Limited Duration:

1 Year Appointment

Number of Months per Year:




Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Reaching - F

Work Environment:

Inside - F


UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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