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 email@example.com. Review of application materials will continue until suitable candidates are identified.
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