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Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Up to $86,000.00
Closing date
Feb 25, 2024

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

The University of Illinois Chicago’s Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Chemistry who will also serve as Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies to oversee the curriculum and instructor training for gateway and introductory Chemistry courses starting August 2024. The primary duties of this position include leading reform efforts to adopt evidence-based best practices in gateway chemistry courses, coordinating the team of introductory chemistry instructors, and teaching introductory chemistry courses. The ideal candidate should be firmly committed to enhancing excellence in teaching gateway chemistry courses, actively participate in university and department’s continuous initiatives to improve undergraduate outcomes in STEM education, and promote equity and inclusive teaching strategies in the chemistry program. It is essential that the candidate possesses knowledge of education research findings related to instructing and supporting the success of a highly diverse and first-generation undergraduate student population and is motivated to actively apply these findings to curricular design and teaching practices.

Applicants should submit a CV, a cover letter addressed to the Search Committee, and sample course syllabi or a teaching portfolio through the UIC job board by February 26, 2024. Instructions for adding three letters of recommendation will be sent once your application is submitted. The final authorization of this position is subject to the availability of funding.

The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks and other pre-employment assessments on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background Checks will be performed in compliance with state and federal law. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.


The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit

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