Lecturer in Chemistry

University of Dayton, Dayton
commensurate with qualifications
Nov 04, 2020
Nov 30, 2020
Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON invites applications for a full-time lecturer starting January 1, 2021. The lecturer will teach a 4/4 load of introductory courses for majors and non-majors, prepare for, and provide, direct instruction to students, assess student work and hold office hours. The possibility exists for teaching organic chemistry based on candidate background and department needs.
Candidates for this position must, at the minimum, demonstrate: completion of all required Ph.D. coursework in chemistry or a closely related field by the time of application with an expected completion of Ph.D. by June 30, 2021; experience teaching general chemistry at the college or university level; ability to teach undergraduate general chemistry lecture courses; ability to develop innovative pedagogies for the 1st year course sequence; effective written communication skills.
Complete applications will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate), a letter from the dissertation advisor indicating progress toward degree and expected date of completion if Ph.D. is not complete at time of application, and 3 letters of recommendation (applicant will need to provide information for the three references).  Applicants are also encouraged to provide evidence of teaching excellence.  Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  To submit an application and find a complete list of qualifications, please go to https://employment.udayton.edu/cw/en-us/job/498253/lecturer-in-chemistry.   For additional information or if you have questions, please contact Dr. Shawn Swavey at sswvey1@udayton.edu.  All application materials must be received by November 30, 2020 to receive full consideration.  For more information about the department, please visit http://www.udayton.edu/artssciences/chemistry.

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.
The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php