Lecturer, Chemistry

Reno, Nevada
Sep 25, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Lecturer, Chemistry

The University of Nevada, Reno is searching for a continuing full-time non-tenure-track Chemistry Lecturer. Duties include lecturing at the introductory and intermediate levels including physical chemistry, general chemistry, and analytical chemistry; overseeing the physical chemistry and instrumental analysis instructional laboratory programs and coordinating with departmental lecture courses; curriculum development and implementation; and undergraduate advising.

The successful applicant for this position will be encouraged to develop new laboratory experiments, with possibilities for incorporating modern physical chemistry laboratory experiments and computational chemistry. Applications for internal instructional enhancement funding and contributions to proposals for external instructional funding will also be encouraged.

This position requires training, evaluating and organizing the activities of graduate level teaching assistants; working effectively with chemistry stockroom staff; coordinating activities with other faculty; and working effectively with the department’s Director of Laboratories/Safety Officer.

This is a 9-month full-time continuing position, with the potential for further summer opportunities including teaching, research, student advising, curricular development, and/or laboratory management.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 2,800 graduate students. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

Required Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Chemistry or closely related field and teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of ability in and strong commitment to the following areas: teaching effectively at the introductory and intermediate levels of physical, analytical and general chemistry; developing and implementing new lecture and laboratory curricula; management of an instructional laboratory program.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25901

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