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Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, NV
Category:
  • Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Posted: 12/24/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Lecturer, Chemistry

Department:
Chemistry

Department Web Address:
http://www.chem.unr.edu

Full Time Equivalent:
100%

Position Type:
Academic Faculty

List Rank/Range(s):
0(II)

Tenure Track:
Non Tenure Track

Job Description:
Continuing full-time non-tenure-track Lecturer and General Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator. Duties include lecturing at the introductory and intermediate levels including general chemistry and analytical, inorganic, or physical chemistry, depending on candidate's background; overseeing the general chemistry instructional laboratory programs and coordinating with departmental lecture courses; curriculum development and implementation; and undergraduate advising.

The successful applicant for this position will be encouraged to develop new laboratory experiments, with possibilities for incorporating, e.g., modern analytical techniques, "green chemistry", mini/microscale technology, and molecular modeling. Applications for internal instructional enhancement funding and/or contributions to proposals for external instructional funding will also be encouraged. Future opportunities may include involvement in the design of a new year-long general-organic-biological chemistry sequence for pre-health sciences majors.

This position requires training, evaluating and organizing the activities of graduate level teaching assistants; working effectively with general chemistry stockroom staff; coordinating activities with the Organic Chemistry Coordinator; and working effectively with the department's Director of Laboratories/Safety Officer.

This is a 12-month full-time position, with summer session duties potentially including teaching, student advising, curricular development, and laboratory management.

Required Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Chemistry or closely related field and teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of ability in and strong commitment to the following areas: teaching effectively at the introductory and intermediate levels of general and analytical, inorganic, or physical chemistry; developing and implementing new lecture and laboratory curricula; management of an instructional laboratory program.

Contact Information for this Position:
Search Chair, Prof. Sarah Cummings, sac@unr.edu, 775-682-6457;
Search Coordinator, Ms. Brady Janes, bradyj@unr.edu, 775-682-8304

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit the following items through the online application system: a cover letter with statement of qualifications, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a detailed statement of teaching experience and philosophy. Optionally, you may include teaching evaluations. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Prof. Sarah Cummings-sac@unr.edu
Lecturer Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
University of Nevada
1664 N. Virginia St., MS 0216
Reno, NV 89557-0216

Applications completed by 01/11/2013 will receive full consideration.

Job Open Date:
11/01/2012

Open Until Filled:
Yes

Search Number:
71179

Note to All Applicants:

Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11642

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.