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Lecturer Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Utah State University


Date Posted Aug. 12, 2022
Title Lecturer Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University Utah State University
Logan, UT, United States
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2022
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Lecturer Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry



Requisition ID: 2022-4928
# of Openings: 1
Location: US-UT-Logan
Category: Faculty
Position Type: Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification: Faculty
College: College of Science
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science at Utah State University invites applications for a Lecturer beginning as early as fall semester 2022. This is a 9-month non-tenure-track position at the Logan campus. The role assignment for this position is: 90% teaching and 10% service. Preferred applicants will have already obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Applicants with an MS degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry and significant university level teaching experience may also be considered. Teaching duties will include teaching general chemistry and organic chemistry courses as well as organic chemistry teaching laboratories during the academic year. Serving on assigned department and College of Science committees is also expected. Applicants should be able to provide evidence of proficiency in teaching, the ability to serve as a mentor and advisor to students, undergraduate and graduate student teaching assistants, and the ability to work productively and cooperatively with colleagues. This faculty position is affiliated with a College of Science cluster hire to enhance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) efforts in science and mathematics disciplines https://www.usu.edu/science/faculty-staff/jedi-stem.


Responsibilities
Teaching duties will include teaching general chemistry courses, organic chemistry courses, and organic chemistry teaching laboratories during the academic year. Department lecturers also serve on assigned department committees and may also serve on College of Science committees.


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

  • MS in chemistry or biochemistry coupled with significant university level chemistry teaching experience.
  • Ability to teach effectively in undergraduate general chemistry and organic chemistry classes as well as organic chemistry teaching laboratories.
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • Previous teaching experience at the university level



Required Documents
Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. A curriculum vitae (under "Resume/CV").
  2. A cover letter (under "Other Documents 1 - 10").
  3. A statement describing experience and vision for career-long contributions to JEDI in their discipline and in academic institutions (under "Other Documents 1 - 10").
  4. A statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests (under "Other Documents 1 - 10").
  5. The applicant should provide the names, affiliations, and contact information (name, telephone, professional e-mail address) of at least three professional references who can evaluate the applicants teaching record (under "Candidate Profile"). Reference letters (signed, on institutional/company letterhead) should specifically address the applicants potential for excellence as an innovative teacher. USU will contact references directly by e-mail to request recommendation letters.


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**


Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA
Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.


University Highlights
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (http://www.chem.usu.edu/) is comprised of 25 faculty members at 4 campuses across Utah and offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemistry and in Biochemistry. The department has a strong record of attracting extramural research support while emphasizing quality teaching. Our instructors serve thousands of students each year through general education courses. The university fosters innovation and professional development of faculty in their efforts to enhance student learning and engagement by offering support of professional association membership and supporting attendance at the Empowering Teaching Excellence professional development program (https://www.usu.edu/empowerteaching/) offered jointly by Academic and Instructional Services and the Provosts Office. The department is housed in two adjacent buildings (total 124,000 square feet) and is equipped with modern instrumentation, including NMR and EPR instruments as well as additional analytical instrumentation (http://www.chem.usu.edu/htm/facilities). The department currently enrolls over 280 undergraduate student majors and 35 graduate students.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

USUs statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 masters and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the universitys ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.



USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah States land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

*updated 11/2022


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