University of Missouri-St. Louis
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a full time, 9-month, nontenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to start as early as August 19, 2024 or when filled.
- PhD in chemistry (completed by August 15, 2024) Background in organic chemistry Experience teaching (as an instructor of record or TA) undergraduate chemistry
- Experience teaching online and/or experience using Canvas or another Learning Management System Experience supporting the success of students from diverse backgrounds through teaching and mentorship
As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry values collegiality, collaboration, and curiosity. We strive to create an environment where our faculty and students can thrive. In order to foster the knowledge and talent required to tackle future opportunities, it is essential to have a variety of voices, perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences at the table.
The successful candidate will teach both lecture and laboratory courses in introductory chemistry and organic chemistry. This will include some teaching in our robust evening program as well as some online or blended teaching. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advising of undergraduate chemistry majors and to other departmental and university service.
The department views diversity of all its members as a strength and as an enrichment for the scientific process. We are committed to seeking candidates from a variety of backgrounds and experiences to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive culture in our department. The successful candidate will be expected to foster a sense of belonging for students from all backgrounds and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive culture in the department. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Applications should include a letter of interest describing how your experience aligns with this position as well as the UM Values statement (see below), curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three references. Applicants should apply online at https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty.html and look for job posting 49825. Review of applications will begin on Feb 20, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary range: $52,000 - $57,00