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 2022.
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.
UCF, located in Orlando, FL, is one of the nation’s largest universities 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.
A doctorate in chemistry or a related field from an accredited institution by the time of hire, and two years of teaching experience.
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, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload : 1) a cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) the names and contact information for three professional references.
NOTE: Please have all application documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
Questions regarding this search should be directed to Dr. Yu Yuan, Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.