Lecturer in Chemistry

University of Kentucky

United States

August 17, 2021

Description

Posting Details Job Title Lecturer in Chemistry

Requisition Number FE02691 Working Title Department Name 8E030:Chemistry Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track Required Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field

Required Related Experience

Experience teaching at the undergraduate level

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for one non-tenure track Lecturer position, to start in Fall 2021. The selected candidate will be appointed to a nine-month faculty position for an initial two-year period that has the potential for renewal and for promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry (or a related field), have experience teaching at the undergraduate level, and be committed to teaching excellence. Duties include teaching general chemistry courses during the academic year, typically three courses per semester, in a large classroom setting. Experience teaching organic chemistry is highly desirable. This position also allows for 25% of effort on such activities as professional development, outreach, and service activities. Salaries are competitive, and lecturers receive full university benefits.

Applicants should submit the following: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of teaching philosophy (upload as Specific Request 1), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 2): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for two references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • InsightintoDiversity.com
  • Academic Keys
  • Latinos in Higher Education
  • Indeed.com
  • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
  • None of the above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Specific Request 1
  • Specific Request 2
  • Optional Documents

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