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Lecturer / Assistant Teaching Professor

UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
Compensation commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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

Job Details

Applications and nominations are sought for a Lecturer / Assistant Teaching Professor position in General Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This 9-month appointment, which begins in August 2024, is initially for a three-year term and is renewable. 

Required qualifications include a master’s or doctoral degree (or the equivalent) in chemistry or a related area, and one semester of teaching experience at the college level. Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree in chemistry or a related area, at least one year of experience teaching introductory chemistry courses, and experience in curriculum / pedagogy development. 

Duties include teaching introductory chemistry courses, with the option of teaching upper-level courses (depending on the candidate’s interests and the department’s needs); and service responsibilities, such as support for departmental curriculum / pedagogy development, student advising, and serving on department and university committees. 

We strongly encourage women, members of underrepresented groups, and dual career couples to apply. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the employment section of the department’s website for more information about this position and other employment opportunities in the Chemistry Department. In addition, members of dual career couples are encouraged to look at The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium of the Carolinas (HERC of the Carolinas) for opportunities for their partners.
Applications must be made electronically at (use position number #005212) and must include: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the applicant’s qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching that addresses how the applicant’s teaching practices engage, include, and eliminate barriers to learning for students of different ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities, and help increase the success of all students regardless of their entry pathway into the university; and (4) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates who advance in the screening process will be asked to have recommendation letters forwarded on their behalf to the department within five business days of being contacted. Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the search may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Sarah Wells (
As an AA/EOE employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. 

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The offer of the position is contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a criminal background check.


The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. UNC Charlotte offers nearly 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Known for its commitment to the professional development and education of students, the Department of Chemistry offers B.A, B.S. (ACS certified) and M.S. degrees. Chemistry Department faculty supervise doctoral students in the Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program and other interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs on campus.

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