Postdoc in Chemical Education, Wesleyan University

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Central Connecticut
competitive salary
Feb 28, 2018
Mar 30, 2018
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Job Type
Full time

Postdoctoral Position in Chemical Education


Department of Chemistry, Wesleyan University




The Department of Chemistry at Wesleyan University is seeking applicants for a one-year postdoctoral position in the area of Chemical Education. The successful candidate will work closely with the faculty and staff with teaching responsibilities in the laboratory curriculum to design and develop project-based exercises suitable for general chemistry and organic chemistry laboratory courses; implement these exercises in the fall and spring semesters; design and carry out an assessment of the exercises; and disseminate the results both internally and externally. The postdoc will also be responsible for documenting the exercises and training faculty and TAs in their use.




Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Education, Chemistry, or a closely related field and should have previous experience in the design, implementation, and assessment of project-based learning ideally in the context of a laboratory course. The successful candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of successfully working with diverse student populations.




The appointment is for twelve months with a starting date of July 1, 2018.




Applications should be submitted at Complete applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and email address for three references from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Additional materials relevant to the position may also be submitted.


The position will open until filled, but for full consideration applications should be received by March 30, 2018. For more information, contact Prof. Carlos Jiménez-Hoyos, at




Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, 860-685-4771,


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