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Laboratory Lecturer

University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Laboratory Lecturer

Position Number:


Requisition Number:


Position Type:

Faculty 11-12 Months

Time-limited through:


Type of Appointment:

Non-Tenure-Track, Full-Time

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Length of Appointment:

12 months

Internal Recruitment?:


Working Hours:







Academic Affairs - DIV


College of Arts and Sciences

Approved Hiring Salary Range:

$51,000 to Negotiable

Pay Basis:


Equal Opportunity:

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives:

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose:

The University seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. Two positions will be filled from this recruitment. Candidate is required to have a M.S. or Ph.D. (preferred) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in chemistry. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens. University of North Florida faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction and service.

Job Function:

Responsibilities for the position include laboratory instruction, working with Lab Manager and Lab Technician to provide lab support each term, determining supplies and consumables to be ordered to support teaching labs, and determining that lab equipment and lab space are in good condition to teach laboratory experiments.

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Job Function:

In addition to teaching responsibilities, service to the department, college, and university will be required.

Percentage Of Time:


Marginal Functions:

Other duties as assigned.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

Lab lecturer candidates are required to have at least a M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field (with at least 18 graduate credit hours in chemistry), but a Ph.D. is preferred. Must be able and willing to comply with safety standards, regulations, and precautions; able to stand for extended periods and to lift heavy objects.

Departmental Requirements:

Ph.D. preferred.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification:


Machines/Equipment used regularly:


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Job Posting Date:


Application Review Date:


Open Until Filled:


Point of Contact Information:

Jenny Neidhardt 904-620-3503

Hiring Official:

Bryan Knuckley

Location if not Jacksonville:


Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete and submit a one-page application online at and submit all required documents to be considered for this position. UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.Applicants who do not apply online and upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application and uploaded documents have been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete.Documents that must be uploaded electronically are:· Letter of Interest· Curriculum Vitae· Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework· Statement of Teaching Philosophy (two page maximum)The candidate must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Hardcopies on official letterhead may be sent to the address below:
Stuart Chalk
Chair, Lecturer Search Committee
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of North Florida
1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32224Requests for further information can be sent to Initial review of applications will begin on 3/15/2024.



Mission Statement

Our student-centered mission is to create the next generation of thinkers, leaders, and problem solvers with the knowledge and experience to uniquely change the world. 

Vision Statement

University of North Florida will be the higher education nexus where diverse students, faculty, and organizations from around the world collaborate to creatively innovate for the advancement of society.


We achieve excellence in all we do; we are an institution of uncompromising character; we lead with humility, humanity and integrity.


Integrity – We do the right thing for the right reason at the right time.

Respect – We treat everyone with kindness, we are informed by the perspectives of other, and we draw strength from our differences.

Accountability – We are responsible for how the outcomes of our actions affect others and our environment. 

Innovation – We harness creativity and talent to turn challenges into opportunities and problems into solution in a uniquely UNF way.


Strategic Goal

University of national prominence and distinction with North Florida as our catalyst and student success as our mantra.  Learn more about UNF’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

Statement of Unity

UNF stands in unity and solidarity with all members of our community, regardless of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. We are proud of the diversity in our students, faculty and staff.

We strongly condemn acts of hate and bigotry as antithetical to the university's core values of mutual respect and civility. Actions and words that seek to deny human beings full membership in the broader moral community on the basis of arbitrary characteristics are intolerable. We stand opposed to violence in language or in action, and we see these as a threat to the mission of UNF as a public university that is committed to intellectual and cultural growth and civic awareness.

We pledge to stand with and for those who are the most vulnerable members of our community and to take actions that help our students and fellow employees feel safe and know that they are safe. We affirm UNF's unreserved commitment to student success within a diverse, supportive campus culture. We seek to embody the ideals of a free and democratic society, and we fully support and value each member of our community.


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