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Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

FAU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Boca Raton, Florida
Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing date
Dec 18, 2022

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Target Audience(s): Faculty

Institution: Florida Atlantic University

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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, invites applications for two non-tenure-track Instructor positions starting in the summer 2023. These positions will contribute to the teaching and service mission of the Department by meeting the instructional demand in mostly lower division chemistry courses. The major responsibilities will be teaching a combination of general chemistry, introductory chemistry, biochemistry, and other courses as appropriate to the individual's background and the needs of the department. These positions will play a significant role toward the growth and improvement of our undergraduate chemistry program and the building of a strong teaching/learning culture in the department. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is required.

Chemistry Instructors will be responsible for the following:

Plan and teach assigned classes, including general chemistry, introductory chemistry, biochemistry, or other courses as appropriate to the individual's background and the needs of the department.

Maintain regular office hours for student advising and consultation.

Evaluate the academic progress of students.

Submit course grades and perform other administrative duties as required.

Participate in curriculum and/or program development, as assigned.

Conduct scholarship/research activities in chemical education.

Serve on appropriate department, college, and university committees.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the Department of Chemistry. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in any area of chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related discipline is preferred at the time of application. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should demonstrate skill in the understanding of cultural differences and be able to foster and create educational opportunities where all student populations thrive.

FAU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans’ status or any other characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-6057, TTY/TDD 711.

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