Laboratory Instructor

Location
Danville, Kentucky
Salary
TBD
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Jan 13, 2018
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Job Type
Full time

Laboratory Instructor

Centre College invites applications for a non-tenure track laboratory instructor to start in August 2018.  Centre College has a strong tradition of excellence in the sciences; the chemistry program is ACS approved. The Chemistry program seeks a teacher who will enhance the learning and teaching environment at Centre College with their experience, ideas, and perspectives. Teaching responsibilities will include laboratory instruction for introductory courses.  The laboratory instructor will coordinate all the instructors for General Chemistry I and II laboratories, as well as teaching 10 sections per year.  The laboratory instructor will also provide training and support for the undergraduate laboratory teaching assistants.  Additional opportunities to contribute to the non-science majors chemistry courses and first-year studies courses may be available.  An M.A. or Ph.D. is required.  The program encourages applications from candidates who have experience in teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.

Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,450 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high.  Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs.  Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences.  Please view the Statement of Community.The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.    For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.

To apply please click on http://apply.interfolio.com/44474  to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable), three letters of recommendation, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement.  The teaching philosophy offers a free-form opportunity to convey your interests, motivations, plans and desires for teaching lab at Centre College, and your diversity statement should explain the importance of diversity and inclusion and how you would contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre.  Review of applications will begin January 8, 2018.  Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.