The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at NKU invites applications for a non-tenure-track-renewable lecturer faculty position beginning fall 2020.
Primary Responsibilities :
Primary teaching responsibilities will include coordination, curriculum development and teaching of classroom/online/hybrid lectures and labs in General Chemistry (CHE 120 and CHE 121), Physiological Chemistry (CHE 115), Chemistry and Society (CHE 112), Introduction to Chemistry (CHE 102) and other lower level chemistry courses. This person may also occasionally be asked to teach upper level chemistry courses. This is a 9-month position with a teaching load of 12 contact hours each semester. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in service activities in areas such as student advising, recruitment, outreach, and assessment.
Applicants from any major branch of chemistry and related areas may apply for this position. More detailed information about the department can be found on the department website (https://inside.nku.edu/artsci/departments/chemistry.html)
Master is a minimum, and Ph.D. preferred in any main branch of chemistry and related fields. Candidates should have experience and be strongly committed to teaching undergraduate chemistry courses and should incorporate innovative, hands-on, dynamic, active-learning methods into courses. Candidates should demonstrate commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experience in these areas.
Submit letter of application; statement of teaching philosophy; a diversity and inclusion statement, including your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why they are important in higher education and a description of commitment and/or experience working effectively with diverse populations, curriculum vitae; transcripts; and contact information for three references to https://jobs.nku.edu.
Review of applications will begin on October 15 and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected.
For questions, contact Kebede Gemene, email@example.com.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
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