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Orlando, Florida
Jan 29, 2021
Feb 28, 2021
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Work Function
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Full time

The Chemistry Department (sciences.ucf.edu/chemistry) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning lecturer position anticipated to begin August 2021.  In addition to contributing to teaching lecture and laboratory courses, the successful candidate is expected to participate in continuous curriculum improvement and provide service to the department, college, and university.  The Chemistry Department at UCF values scholarly research in chemistry education and encourages lecturers to participate in this area of research.

The University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, FL, is the nation’s second largest university with over 70,000 students and is continuing to build internationally recognized programs in Chemistry and Forensic Science.  The Chemistry Department offers ACS-approved B.S. degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry, M.S. in Forensic Science, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in chemistry or a related field from an accredited institution and two years of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference is for candidates who have the capability of instructing upper level and graduate courses in chemistry. Experience teaching organic chemistry courses and interest in teaching forensic science-focused classes is beneficial.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website www.ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload:

1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) three names to be contacted for reference checks.

Note: When applying, please have all your documents ready to upload at the same time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Andrew Frazer, Search Committee Chair, andrew.frazer@ucf.edu.