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Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Chemistry

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Chemistry
Requisition Number FE01788
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 related field

Required Related Experience

Teaching experience above the level of a teaching assistant is preferred. Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes and experienced with instructional technology is preferred.

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 two temporary full-time instructors for the 2019-2020 academic year with a possible appointment for Summer 2020. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field. The teaching load is typically three classes per semester. Responsibilities include providing high-quality instruction to large-enrollment general or organic chemistry classes (150-300 students) which may include an evening course; collaborating with other instructors for instruction of large, multi-section service courses; providing assistance to students during regularly scheduled office hours and by appointment as needed; participating in writing and administration of exams (including some evenings); engaging in professional development activities; and other responsibilities which can include exam help sessions, teaching assistant observations, and other activities in support of the general chemistry program.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application (Cover Letter), curriculum vitae, and a one page statement on teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

Posted: 2019-01-15 Expires: 2019-03-17

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