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Assistant Professor of Instruction, Chemistry

Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Oct 28, 2022

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Assistant Professor of Instruction, Chemistry

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 contribution to the department's ACS-accredited undergraduate chemistry program; develop inquiry-based experiments and other approaches to improve student learning and persistence in laboratory courses and the corresponding lecture courses; develop or implement valid assessments of student learning in undergraduate chemistry courses. This position will also participate in teaching assistant training and mentoring, delivering laboratory lectures, conducting office hours, evaluating the academic progress of students, submitting course grades, and performing other administrative duties as required. Applicants must have completed a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or a related field, must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, experience in supervising/overseeing a laboratory, 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 three years.

POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2023. TO APPLY: Application materials (cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, diversity statement and three letters of recommendation) should be submitted to the application link found at by November 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by this date. Questions regarding the position should be sent

 Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to fostering a diverse faculty. Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. 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.

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