The University of Nevada, Reno is searching for a continuing full-time non-tenure-track Chemistry Teaching Assistant Professor. Duties include overseeing the physical chemistry instructional laboratory programs and coordinating with departmental lecture courses; lecturing at the introductory and intermediate levels including physical chemistry and general chemistry; curriculum development and implementation; and undergraduate advising. The successful applicant for this position will be encouraged to develop new laboratory experiments, with possibilities for incorporating, e.g., modern analytical techniques, “green chemistry”, mini/microscale technology, and molecular modeling. Applications for internal instructional enhancement funding and/or contributions to proposals for external instructional funding will also be encouraged. This position requires training, evaluating and organizing the activities of graduate-level teaching assistants; working effectively with analytical, general, and organic chemistry stockroom staff; coordinating activities with the General and Organic Chemistry Coordinators; and working effectively with the department’s Director of Laboratories/Safety Officer. This is a B-contract (9-month) full-time continuing position, with the potential for further summer opportunities including teaching, research, student advising, curricular development, and/or laboratory management.
The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has 23 full-time continuing academic faculty (20 tenure-track and three instructional) and is housed in a four-story building with state-of-the-art research facilities. Undergraduate laboratory courses are taught in our modern instructional facilities in the nearby Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. Please see the department’s website here: www.unr.edu/chemistry
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Physical/Analytical Chemistry; candidates with a doctoral degree in a closely related field with teaching experience will also be considered.
Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral experience or evidence of ability in and strong commitment to the following areas: teaching effectively at the introductory and intermediate levels of physical chemistry; developing and implementing new lecture and laboratory curricula; management of an instructional laboratory program.
For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Teaching-Assistant-Professor--Chemistry_R0136624
This posting is open until filled. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.