Assistant Teaching Professor

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Lawrence, Kansas
May 18, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
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Work Function
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Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas invites candidates to apply for an Assistant Teaching Professor position expected to begin August 18, 2021.  The individual selected for this position will primarily teach undergraduate General Chemistry courses, with the possibility of occasional assignment to upper division undergraduate courses in their area of specialization.  They will work with the Chemistry Department administration, faculty, and teaching staff to develop and implement effective and inclusive instructional approaches and materials for chemistry courses.  They will also participate in assessment and documentation of student learning and in the training and supervision of teaching assistants. This renewable 9-month, non-tenure-track, position also has service and research expectations. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.  Required:  Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field; record of excellence in teaching college-level General Chemistry courses; excellent organizational and leadership skills; ability to work well with faculty colleagues, students, and administrators.  For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:    A complete application includes the following materials:  on-line application; C.V. that includes relevant teaching and leadership experience; cover letter; teaching statement; diversity and inclusion statement; transcript copy if degree has been obtained in the last five years; and the names and contact information for three professional references.  Initial review of applications will begin June 22nd, 2021, and will continue as needed to ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities.  Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy.  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses:  Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).


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