Assistant Professor of Instruction in Inorganic/Physical Chemistry
The University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson, Texas
Internal Number: 23275
Posting Number: F00700P
Salary Range: Negoitable
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Academic Year
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to fill a new Assistant Professor of Instruction position in Inorganic or Physical Chemistry – this is a non-tenure track position in The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. We seek a candidate with interest and experience in experimental design and with the use and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation, including chromatographic, electrochemical, and spectrophotometric techniques. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to oversee, design, and teach general and inorganic and/or physical chemistry lecture and laboratory courses in person using student-centered, active learning, and inquiry-based approaches. The position also includes responsibilities as a laboratory course coordinator, such as planning and designing experiments, training and mentoring teaching assistants, and designing and facilitating clear criteria for grading, evaluating, and giving feedback on laboratory reports.
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 upper-level chemistry courses for chemistry majors, at least one year of experience teaching introductory chemistry courses, and experience in curriculum/pedagogy development. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences August 1, 2023.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers degrees at the doctoral, master's and undergraduate levels The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has 24 research active faculty working on cutting edge research topics in Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Applicants should upload the following:
· cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position;
· statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning and their teaching and assessment methods, including how these are informed by evidence-based pedagogical practices;
· full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on June 30, 2023 Priority will be given to completed applications received by June 15, 2023.
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