Chicago, Illinois
Compensation commensurate with experience
Jun 28, 2019
Aug 28, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, Physical
Job Type
Full time


The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Chemistry


Chicago, IL


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago seeks a qualified Lecturer to teach courses both in our Introductory General Chemistry sequence as well as Physical Sciences Core program. This position will be a 12-month appointment with teaching responsibilities for the fall, winter, and spring quarters. Teaching responsibilities will include up to 3 classes with a combination of Physical Science Core courses and General Chemistry.  The position also includes lab development and management for all Chemistry Physical Science laboratory experiments.

Applicants will be evaluated on their teaching skills and command of specific course content and must have teaching experience at an accredited university or college. Experience teaching General Chemistry is required, and experience in collaborative teaching techniques is important.

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union as a Lecturer 3. The relationship between the lecturers and the university is governed in part through a Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Applicants must have a PhD in Chemistry or a closely related field.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply on line at apply.interfolio.com/64781 . Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing teaching experience.  In addition, three reference letters will be required. Applicant screening will begin on July 31. 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's    Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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