The Science and Mathematics Faculty in the College of Integrated Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an Instructional Professional position in chemistry. The successful candidate will be part of a team that includes Chemistry faculty and other instructional staff dedicated to quality instruction. Instructional Professionals are primarily responsible for laboratory instruction. Additional responsibilities include the design of curriculum and instructional programs, modification of lab exercises, and delivery of instruction.
Instructional Professionals are responsible for set-up and take down of labs and grading of student assignments. Teaching load is typically 4 to 5 laboratory sections per semester or an equivalent combination of recitations and laboratory sections. Course load is determined by the faculty head. This is a fiscal year appointment 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018; and may be prorated based upon actual start date. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, fixed-term, non-tenure eligible, academic professional appointment with no continuing/probationary implications. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of funds, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.
Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or closely related field at time of appointment.
Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate education
Terminal degree from an accredited institution in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related field
Demonstrated experience teaching chemistry or biochemistry at the college level
Experience in teaching laboratory exercises at the undergraduate college level including laboratory exercise design, preparation, implementation, and clean up.
Experience in course management systems such as Blackboard and online homework systems
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 11949. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:
1. Cover letter of interest.
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)
The application deadline is May 5, 2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance please email email@example.com, for position related questions contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Heide McIlwraith at Heide.McIlwraith@asu.edu.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)
ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 11949; Job Title: Instructional Professional (Chemistry); Department Name: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.
General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the second consecutive year, followed by #2 Stanford and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu.