Lecturer and Laboratory Director

Knoxville, Tennessee
Compensation commensurate with experience
Apr 04, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
Field of specialization
Biological, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications to fill one or more positions of Lecturer and Laboratory Director in Chemistry with a desired starting date of August 1, 2019. We seek creative and inspirational educators who will be able to assume key roles in the department's undergraduate chemistry program. While we are particularly interested in someone who can contribute in the teaching of introductory organic chemistry, organic and chemical biology labs for one of these positions, we will consider applicants with backgrounds and training in all areas of chemistry. A PhD in chemistry is required; relevant postdoctoral training and/or classroom teaching experience are considered positive attributes. The salary will be competitive and include full university benefits. The appointment will be made on a one year term initially and subject to satisfactory performance and by mutual consent may be renewed annually. The University of Tennessee has a Lecturer career ladder that allows appointment on a multi-year contract after five years of service. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s teaching skills and qualifications for the position. Please submit all materials electronically to Charles Feigerle, professor and department head, UT Department of Chemistry, cfeigerle@utk.edu. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.