The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with a primary emphasis in undergraduate physical chemistry laboratory education. The departmental undergraduate program is responsible for the chemical and biochemical instruction of more than 6000 students annually. The successful candidate’s main assignments will be overall responsibility for two physical chemistry laboratory courses, with additional teaching responsibilities in related areas such as general chemistry each term. The former will involve coordinating and teaching the laboratory, content development, technical support, and the training and supervision of teaching assistants. Additional responsibilities may include advising undergraduates, participation in grant development, and other instructional duties as required. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related discipline and substantial experience with modern physical chemistry methods and measurements are required. Expected start date is August, 2021. This is a renewable, non-tenured position with a history of continuity. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three persons from whom letters of recommendation can be requested. All application materials must be submitted through the university’s web-based application system, https://jobs.umd.edu. Review of applications will begin about April 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Information about the University of Maryland and the Department can be found at www.umd.edu and at www.chem.umd.edu respectively. The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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