Assistant Professor of Instruction

Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Closing date
Oct 3, 2021

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Field of specialization
General / Technical
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Job Type
Full time
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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - The Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University is hiring an Assistant Professor of Instruction to serve as a member of our teaching track (non-tenure track) faculty. The successful candidate will be responsible for functions related to teaching, advising, scholarly activity, and contributions to the department's ACS-accredited undergraduate chemistry program. The candidate will participate in teaching assistant training and mentoring, evaluating the academic progress of students, developing valid assessments of student learning in undergraduate chemistry courses, and performing other administrative duties as required. Responsibilities could also include developing inquiry-based experiments and other approaches to improve student learning and persistence in laboratory and lecture courses. Applicants must have completed a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or a related field, must have demonstrated excellence in teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses, and have an interest in advancing and publishing educational innovations. This position is a full-time, benefits eligible, 9-month, continuing faculty position with an initial appointment of two years. POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2022 with the possibility of an earlier start date. TO APPLY: Application materials (cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation) should be submitted to the application link found at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting October 1, 2021. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by October 31, 2021. Questions regarding the position should be sent to AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


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