Preceptorship in Chemistry(Introductory Courses) (Faculty)

Employer
Harvard University CCB
Location
Harvard University Dept of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Cambridge, Massachusetts
Salary
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Closing date
Dec 17, 2022

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Field of specialization
Education
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University seeks applications for a Preceptor in Chemistry. The Preceptor position offers the applicant the opportunity to work closely with Harvard faculty and students to develop and implement innovative curricula and course materials. Preceptors are expected to launch a successful teaching career by developing superior teaching and administrative abilities as part of a team of educators.
The Preceptor in Chemistry is responsible for designing and supervising the laboratory and discussion section components of two introductory chemistry/physical science courses. This entails: (1) overseeing course administration and supervising and training a large teaching fellow staff; (2) acting as primary liaison between instructional staff and laboratory support group; (3) working with faculty to prepare problem sets, section activities, review sessions, laboratory experiments and written examinations and to develop innovative instructional materials; and (4) teaching weekly review lectures or leading recitation sections and laboratories. The Preceptor will collaborate with the entire undergraduate staff to teach Chemistry 301, a teaching practicum for first-year graduate students in chemistry.

The preceptor is a non-ladder teaching faculty position. The initial appointment is for three years, renewable on a yearly basis for up to eight years, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University seeks applications for a Preceptor in Chemistry. The Preceptor position offers the applicant the opportunity to work closely with Harvard faculty and students to develop and implement innovative curricula and course materials. Preceptors are expected to launch a successful teaching career by developing superior teaching and administrative abilities as part of a team of educators.
The Preceptor in Chemistry is responsible for designing and supervising the laboratory and discussion section components of two introductory chemistry/physical science courses. This entails: (1) overseeing course administration and supervising and training a large teaching fellow staff; (2) acting as primary liaison between instructional staff and laboratory support group; (3) working with faculty to prepare problem sets, section activities, review sessions, laboratory experiments and written examinations and to develop innovative instructional materials; and (4) teaching weekly review lectures or leading recitation sections and laboratories. The Preceptor will collaborate with the entire undergraduate staff to teach Chemistry 301, a teaching practicum for first-year graduate students in chemistry.

The preceptor is a non-ladder teaching faculty position. The initial appointment is for three years, renewable on a yearly basis for up to eight years, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.

Basic Qualifications

  Training and experience in chemical synthesis and/or experimental physical chemistry; or closely allied field.

Additional Qualifications

 Superior organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills. A strong doctoral record in organic or inorganic chemical synthesis, or experimental physical chemistry, is preferred. Experience teaching/mentoring undergraduate students in a laboratory setting is also strongly preferred.

Special Instructions


1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)

Applicants should include a statement on efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

 

   

 Expected Start Date 07/01/2023

 Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled

Harvard is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

The Department values diversity among its faculty, and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applicants from women and minorities.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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Welcome to Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB). We are proud to continue our department’s rich tradition of research and scholarship in the molecular sciences with a faculty of 37 full-time, affiliate, research, and emeritus members, and over 175 graduate students, 150 postdoctoral fellows, and 100 undergraduate concentrators. Our research activities in CCB span the core disciplines of organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry and the interdisciplinary frontiers of the life and physical sciences. Our community is strong and diverse, with collaborative exchanges among other Harvard departments and outreach activities to the Harvard student body and the greater Cambridge/Boston area and beyond.

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