Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Fall 2022)

University of the Incarnate Word

United States

July 29, 2022

Description

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Fall 2022) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a 1) cover letter/letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 5) three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation can be e-mail to RBooth@uiwtx.edu or mailed Dr. Rachell Booth, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 4301 Broadway, CPO 311 San Antonio, TX 78209. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Fall 2022)

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in Chemistry to begin in Fall 2022. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities as assigned.

Full-time faculty at UIW are expected to teach four courses in the fall semester and four courses in the spring semester. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

  • Teaching chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, consistent with the needs of the department.
  • Participate in curriculum development upon request.
  • Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly office hours.
  • Research with undergraduates is optional but encouraged.
  • Participate in departmental activities as well as university and community service activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Effective instructional delivery;
  • Proficient in use of instructional technology;
  • Ability to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Ability to teach undergraduate chemistry courses;
  • Knowledge regarding pedagogy and teaching techniques for first-time college students and students from under-served populations;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field.

    Required Work Experience

    No experience required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Previous teaching experience and/or postdoctoral study.

    Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    N/A.

    Work Hours

    Based on course assignment.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number UN634PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) 05/19/2023 Reports to Dean, School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Salary Commensurate with experience. Open Date 06/14/2022 Close Date 07/29/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a 1) cover letter/letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 5) three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation can be e-mail to RBooth@uiwtx.edu or mailed Dr. Rachell Booth, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 4301 Broadway, CPO 311 San Antonio, TX 78209. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

    EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Professional Reference Contact Information
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Monster.com
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a Ph. D. in Chemistry or closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of teaching in this field do you have at the college or university level?
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
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