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Instructor, Chemical Engineering

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
Salary/Position Classification
  • $75,000-$80,000 9-month Contract starting August 16, 2024, Exempt
  • 40 hours per week
  • 100% Remote Work Availability: No
  • Hybrid Work Availability: No
Purpose of Position

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of North Dakota invites applications for a 9-month Instructor position beginning August 2024. This position will support the teaching mission of the department for our undergraduate and graduate degree programs as part of a collaborative team of faculty and staff.

UND’s Chemical Engineering Department strives to achieve excellence in both teaching and research. We are committed to faculty development and maintaining a true balance between teaching, scholarship, career, and personal life. A few of our strengths as a department are our commitment to building a strong rapport between students and faculty and our extensive departmental and interdepartmental research collaboration. We maintain small class sizes, an open office hours policy, and a commitment by all faculty to helping all students maximize their potential. It’s a great place to pursue your career.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • The successful applicant will be dedicated to excellence in chemical engineering education for a diverse student population. Position duties center on teaching with some additional time for research and service:
  • Teaching responsibilities will typically consist of up to four-course sections per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level and will include online instruction.
  • The position includes opportunities to conduct research that complements current department and college focus areas in energy systems, environmental sustainability, biomedical engineering, and engineering education.
  • Other duties include participation in department, college, university, and professional service activities. )
Required Competencies
  • A passion for teaching excellence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and students

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering or a closely related field
  • Experience teaching undergraduate courses in chemical engineering
  • Successful completion of a Criminal History Background Check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. This position does not support visa sponsorship for continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with online engineering teaching
  • Experience with laboratory teaching
  • Research or industrial experience in chemical engineering

To Apply

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 20, 2024, and include the following materials:
• Application letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching experience and interests
• Statement of research interests (optional)
• Names and contact information for three professional references
• Unofficial transcripts. Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts upon hire.

Position is open until filled.

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