Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry

Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 42300
Hiring Department

Chemistry & Biochemistry Department

Job Description

As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry values collegiality, collaboration, and curiosity. We strive to create an environment where our faculty and students can thrive. In order to foster the knowledge and talent required to tackle future opportunities, it is essential to have a variety of voices, perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences at the table.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a non tenure- track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to start as early as August 15, 2022 or when filled. Candidates with a PhD in experimental physical or analytical chemistry will be considered and are expected to have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will teach both lecture and laboratory courses in introductory chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. The successful candidate may be expected to contribute to the advising of undergraduate chemistry majors and to other departmental and university service.

The department views diversity of all its members as a strength and as an enrichment for the scientific process. We are committed to seeking candidates from a variety of backgrounds and experiences to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive culture in our department. The successful candidate will be expected to foster a sense of belonging for students from all backgrounds and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive culture in the department.

Qualifications

Candidates with a PhD in experimental physical or analytical chemistry by the start of the appointment will be considered.

Application Materials

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and a statement of the applicant´s plans to contribute to meeting the UMSL mission of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should apply online and should request two letters of recommendation to be emailed to [email protected] If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Keith Stine at [email protected]

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed beginning July 8th but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Other Information

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.

Benefit Eligibility

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit:

https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

EEO IS THE LAW

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