Chemistry, Instructor I

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida
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Nov 06, 2017
Dec 06, 2017
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

As the Chemistry, Instructor I you will teach at the undergraduate level; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of engage instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Essential Job Duties: Teaches load of 12 contact hours per semester of undergraduate courses in chemistry and related subjects. Community, institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU's mission is expected of all faculty. Other duties may be assigned by the chair.

The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in Chemistry or related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent. Must possess a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field of instruction. Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.

Preferred qualifications include the department values an engaged teaching and research perspective. Although applicants from all areas of chemistry are welcome, expertise in areas which complement existing departmental strengths would be especially welcome, as would interest and ability to make connections to other programs in the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering and the College of Health Professions. The successful applicant will demonstrate a willingness to engage in service opportunities commensurate with career maturity.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience or commitment to engaged learning & teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Appointment will be made on a 9 month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018. Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU. Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

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Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that's the FGCU effect.

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here:

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer