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Chemistry Lecturer

Rice University-Department of Chemistry
Houston, Texas
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 21, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry at Rice University in Houston, Texas seeks applicants for a full-time (9-month) Lecturer position in Chemistry. This non-tenure track position has a start date of
July 1, 2024.

The primary duty of this position is to oversee and manage evening chemistry laboratories (general and organic chemistry). The instructor will need to be present in lab during those evening sessions and will aid in laboratory preparations. The instructor will also teach evening discussion sections for general chemistry. There will be additional duties and instructional opportunities in support of the large introductory courses. Priority will be given to candidates willing to teach summer classes as sole instructor for additional compensation. This position is planned as a 1 to 2 year appointment, with the possibility for renewal, for an early career Ph.D. chemist with a primary interest in education.

A doctoral degree in chemistry or a related field and previous teaching experience (preferably at the university level) are required. We welcome applicants with backgrounds in all areas of chemistry.

Candidates must complete applications through Interfolio, the hiring system for Rice University, at the following link:

In addition to the application, the following documents are required:

1) Cover Letter

2) Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3) Statement of Teaching Interests

4) Two Letters of Recommendation (applicants must initiate requests for recommendation letters during the application process, through Interfolio)

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023 and will continue until the position has been filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply before this date. 

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.


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