Organic Chemistry Instructor

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing, Michigan
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Mar 18, 2024

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Field of specialization
Organic
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time, 12-month Organic Instructor position for our Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Program, beginning August 16, 2024. This is a renewable academic staff position in the continuing system at the rank of Academic Specialist - Teaching. The Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Program at the Department of Chemistry serves a diverse population of students interested in science-based and science-related careers with a focus on pre-professional students. The successful candidate will become part of an Organic Chemistry teaching team of faculty and specialists and will be the instructor of record of large enrollment non-major undergraduate Organic Chemistry lecture courses (CEM251, CEM252, and/or CEM143). Responsibilities include preparing and delivering instructional material; designing/delivering material and assessments necessary for the course (handouts, quizzes, exams); proctoring assessments; and training/mentoring/coordinating graduate teaching assistants.  This position reports directly to the chair of the Chemistry Department and the person hired will have opportunities to be involved in campus-wide efforts to transform pedagogy in gateway science and mathematics courses.

Interested individuals should apply at https://jobs.msu.edu (posting 918621) that requests specific materials that include a cover letter outlining your interest and experience in contributing a program teaching undergraduate organic chemistry, your CV, and the names of three references. Efforts to further diversity and inclusion should be included in your cover letter. Inquiries may directed to Dr. Chrysoula Vasileiou, Search Committee Chair, at vassilio@msu.edu. Review of application materials will continue until suitable candidates are identified.  

At the College of Natural Science, we use discovery, innovation and our collective ingenuity to advance knowledge across the natural sciences. Through equitable, inclusive practices in research, education and service, we empower our students, staff and faculty to solve challenges in a complex and rapidly changing world.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A top global university, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery to make a better world while providing students with life-changing opportunities. 

We are an inclusive, academic community known for our traditionally strong academic disciplines and professional programs, and our liberal arts foundation. Our cross- and interdisciplinary enterprises connect the sciences, humanities, and professions in practical, sustainable, and innovative ways to address society’s rapidly changing needs. As a public, research-intensive, land-grant university funded in part by the state of Michigan, our mission is to advance knowledge and transform lives.  

At the College of Natural Science, we use discovery, innovation and our collective ingenuity to advance knowledge across the natural sciences. Through equitable, inclusive practices in research, education and service, we empower our students, staff and faculty to solve challenges in a complex and rapidly changing world.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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Telephone
517-355-9715
Location
Michigan State University
Department of Chemistry
578 S. Shaw Lane
East Lansing
MI
48824
US

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