FULL-TIME LECTURERS CAL POLY , SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

 

 

FULL-TIME LECTURERS
CAL POLY , SAN LUIS OBISPO
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo invites applications for full-time, academic year lecturer positions beginning September 7, 2017. One year appointment (second year possible). A Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry, or related discipline, or a Ph.D. in chemical education (with an M.S. in chemistry) is required at the time of hire. Qualified candidates from all disciplines of chemistry are invited to apply. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Successful candidates must be committed to quality undergraduate education with demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate laboratory or lecture courses. Teaching effectiveness, understanding of the teaching and learning process, and currency in the subject matter of teaching assignments are all important aspects of the lecturer position. Candidates with 4+ years of teaching experience have the potential for a senior position with additional responsibilities outside of teaching. The bulk of teaching assignments will be in introductory chemistry for majors and non-majors, with the potential for other assignments. Most introductory chemistry courses at Cal Poly are taught in an integrated lecture-lab setting.

Please note that the required online Cal Poly faculty application must be completed electronically and submitted to Recruitment #104382 to receive consideration. Please visit the application website at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG. Applications must include: application form, cover letter addressing the appropriate qualifications listed above, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of successful teaching. These and other materials such as syllabi can be attached as Word or pdf documents to the online form. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the application. Finalists will be asked to submit a video lesson and a brief sample lesson plan.

Position is open until filled. Screening of applicants begins 4-3-2017; complete applications received after that date may be considered.

Telephone interviews will be conducted in early May 2017 for a starting date of September 7, 2017. For questions, please contact Makell Smith, maksmith@calpoly.edu.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.