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Sacred Heart University
March 02, 2023
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FT Faculty: Lecturer, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

Category: Faculty Subscribe: Department: Chemistry CHE Locations: Fairfield, CT Posted: Feb 1, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Position ID: 142322


About Sacred Heart University:

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education & Human Development; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change—in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 387 Colleges–2022 Edition , “ Best Northeastern ” and Best Business Schools–2022 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theatre. www. sacredheart.edu

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Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a renewable non-tenure track Lecturer position in Chemistry , whose background is in either Analytical, Inorganic and/or Physical Chemistry. The ideal candidate will leverage the department's extensive analytical instrumentation (NMR, GC-MS, UV/Vis, FTIR, fluorescence, ICP-MS, etc.) into an effective, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary teaching and research program.


  • A PhD in Chemistry is required by the time of appointment, the end of August 2022.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred.
  • Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed.
  • Participate in developmental activities to increase understanding and awareness of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole.
  • Demonstrate that we are "Stronger Together" as described in the Office for Diversity & Inclusion's Mission and Vision statements.
  • Additional Information:

    About the Department of Chemistry and Physics

    The Chemistry and Physics department within the College of Arts and Sciences offers BS in Chemistry, BS in Biochemistry, and MS program with areas of specialization in bioinformatics and molecular biochemistry. The department's state of the art facilities includes nine chemistry teaching and research laboratories along with major instrumentation including but not limited to a 400 MHz NMR, GC-MS, UV/Vis, FTIR, fluorescence, ICP-MS, Raman Spectrometer, Polarimeter, Multimode StartSYNTH microwave oven and Flame & Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer which support all disciplines with the goal of delivering an education that provides students the skills needed to excel in their chosen careers. Theory and applications of the subject matter are taught to achieve this goal and the goal to create lifelong learners, critical thinkers and ethical communicators, who have the ability read and synthesize scientific literature, formulate questions, communicate scientific information clearly and precisely in both written and oral forms, and recognize and carry out strategies for solving scientific problems.

    Application Instructions:

    Review of applications will begin immediately.

    Qualified candidates should submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of research program, 5) copies of graduate transcripts, 6) examples of syllabi from courses taught (if available). Three current letters of recommendation will be required if you are selected for a screening interview.

    Per the guidance of the CDC, COVID-19 vaccination-including booster shots-is required for all students, faculty and staff who are taking classes or working on campus. Exemptions may apply.

    Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

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