Instructor Pool - 2014/2015

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Jul 11, 2014

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Chemistry 251400 SCH

Position Summary: The Department of Chemistry invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2014-2015 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Department Chair.

Instructors may be needed to teach courses, either on-campus or Ecampus in the following areas: analytical, biological, bio-organic, general, environmental, materials, nuclear, and physical chemistry.

OSU Department of Chemistry serves a central role to the educational, research and outreach missions of the University - delivering over 50,000 student credit hours of instruction each year while maintaining a vibrant graduate program with over 100 PhD students. The Department conducts cutting-edge research and scholarly activities focused on all areas of chemistry important to biology, materials and the environment - including analytical, biological, bio-organic, environmental, materials, nuclear and physical chemistry. This dynamic setting is ideally suited for nurturing and supporting instructional faculty in their efforts to support the Department's educational mission which impacts over 4000 students each year.

The College of Science provides a core instructional role at OSU, supporting the ideals of learning, discovery, and engagement that are the foundation of a land-grant university. The College embraces instruction and research, in disciplines ranging from the physical, mathematical, statistical sciences to the life sciences that are based in unbiased inquiry and a dedication to discovery and innovation. The College of Science is committed to partnering with industry and public agencies to address some of the most compelling challenges of today and tomorrow.

Position Duties: 100% Instruction

Will administer and teach one to four on-campus or Ecampus undergraduate courses.

Will hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

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Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Chemistry or closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

Teaching experience at the college and/or university level.

An evident commitment to educational equity.

This position may be designated as a critical or security-sensitive position based on the duties required; therefore, if required, the incumbent may need to successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry or closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-15-2014

For Full Consideration Date: 08-15-2014

Closing Date: 06-15-2015

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Posting Number: 0012175

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