Academic Job 36

University of California San Diego
Assistant Teaching Professor, Chemistry (General/Analytical; and, Organic)
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professor positions (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2017. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities as the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to budget approval.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical education. Preference will be given to candidates who have: demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; interest and experience with emerging pedagogical trends and curricular development, particularly in the areas of (1) general and/or analytical chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments), or (2) organic chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments); and an active record of educational grant writing, educational project or program development and assessment, and/or chemical education research. However, we will consider candidates who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in teaching and educational scholarship in any area of chemistry.
The successful faculty candidates will be expected to teach core lecture and laboratory chemistry courses, assume a leadership role in the educational mission of the Department, engage in scholarly work in the field of chemical education, and contribute to University and public service.
UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Applicants will be evaluated on teaching and research accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
To apply for the General/Analytical Position:
To apply for the Organic Position:
All applicants should submit online: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae (with reprints of up to five representative papers); (3) a teaching statement (with student evaluations from up to five previous teaching experiences); (4) a summary of planned professional/scholarly work; (5) a statement of past as well as potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see; and (6) three letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service.
Deadline: Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

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