Lecturer - Chemistry

Employer
Farmingdale State College
Location
Farmingdale, New York
Salary
$60,000
Posted
Nov 06, 2018
Closes
Dec 06, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Physical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Farmingdale State College - Lecturer - Chemistry

Farmingdale State is a public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students and a rich history of over 80,000 graduates. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today's emerging industries. A total of 31 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technology, and Health Sciences.  Academic programs also include a graduate program beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art information services as well as a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, make Farmingdale State one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region, and in the State University of New York system.

Located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes from New York City, Farmingdale was named as one of the best colleges in the North in US News and World Report 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.  Farmingdale is proud of its many graduates with 91% indicating that they are continuing their education or are working in their field of specialization. College Choice listed FSC in its list of "50 Safest Small Colleges and Universities" for 2016.

The Chemistry Department at Farmingdale State College is seeking a highly energetic and motivated individual to serve as a full-time lecturer in general chemistry for a renewable 3 year contract. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in either analytical or physical chemistry. Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships, specifically general chemistry, is preffered. Postdoctoral training experience is preferred, but not required.  The teaching load will consist of 15 contact hours plus 5 office hours per semester. The candidate is also expected to develop a course curriculum in either analytical or physical chemistry.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience teaching General Chemistry.
  • Upper divisional chemistry courses.
  • Postdoctoral experience.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable 3-year term position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Thursday, November 6, 2018 and ending Monday, November 19, 2018, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2019
  • Salary: $60,000, may increase commensurate with experience
  • The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans

VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION

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To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations,  unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

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