Assistant Professor in Residence

Location
Waterbury, Connecticut
Salary
Salary is competitive based upon qualifications and experience.
Posted
Mar 24, 2021
Closes
Apr 23, 2021
Field of specialization
Education
Job Type
Full time

University of Connecticut

Chemistry Department

Assistant Professor in Residence, Waterbury Campus

The Chemistry Department within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Waterbury, invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor in Residence level. The successful candidate will assist with teaching introductory and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory classes and take the lead in developing and prepping the laboratory for the chemistry courses in collaboration with the other full-time faculty members. This position requires an individual with dynamic personality who can interact with undergraduate and faculty across the branches and main campus at UConn, and who has a track record of excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related field, experience teaching lecture and laboratory courses. Demonstrated excellence and experience in teaching. Commitment to working with a diverse student body.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of current safety practice, waste and hazard management and experience with environmental health and safety practice.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is a full-time, nine (9)-month appointment, with a start date of August 23, 2021. The position may be annually renewable based on performance, budget and needs of the department and college. Salary is competitive based upon qualifications and experience. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Waterbury Campus.

TO APPLY

Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18310 and submit the following application materials:

  • A cover letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • Recent teaching evaluations by students
  • commitment to diversity statement 
  • Names and contact information of three (3) professional references.

Screening of applications will proceed immediately and until the position is filled.  For more information regarding the Department of Chemistry please visit our website at http://chemistry.uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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