Lecturer of Organic Chemistry, Fall 2023Location:
Knoxville, TN 37996Open Date:
Apr 6, 2023Description:
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications to fill the position of Lecturer with a desired starting date of August 1, 2023. We seek creative, inspirational educators who can demonstrate the leadership and communication skills necessary for managing and developing undergraduate courses. While we are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the teaching of both lecture and laboratory courses in general or organic chemistry, we will consider applicants with backgrounds and training in all areas of chemistry. A PhD in chemistry is required; relevant postdoctoral training or classroom teaching experience are considered as positive attributes. The salary will be competitive and include full university benefits. The initial appointment will be made on a one-year term with the potential for annual renewal (subject to satisfactory performance and by mutual consent). The University of Tennessee has a Lecturer career ladder with promotions that allows appointments on multi-year contracts after five years of service.Qualifications:
A completed PhD in Chemistry is required at the time of appointment. Relevant postdoctoral training or classroom teaching experience are considered as positive attributes.Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit as a single PDF with: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae including, at the end, names and contact information (institutions, phones, emails, and websites if available) of at least three references; (3) one-page statement of teaching philosophy that highlights experience in managing multiple sections and (4) arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation into Interfolio that address the applicant’s teaching skills and qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2023 and continue until the positions is filled. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Requests for accommodations of a disability should be directed to the Office of Equity & Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3560 or firstname.lastname@example.org or (865)974-2498. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Investigation & Resolution 216 Business Incubator Building 2450 E.J. Chapman Drive Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 or (865)974-0717 or email@example.com.