Job ID: 153405


University of Central Florida

  • Jan. 29, 2021
  • Feb. 18, 2021
  • August 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - General
    Chemistry - General
    Chemistry - Organic
    Forensic Sciences
    Forensic Sciences

The Chemistry Department ( at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning lecturer position anticipated to begin August 2021. In addition to contributing to teaching lecture and laboratory courses, the successful candidate is expected to participate in continuous curriculum improvement and provide service to the department, college, and university. The Chemistry Department at UCF values scholarly research in chemistry education and encourages lecturers to participate in this area of research.

The University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, FL, is the nation’s second largest university with over 70,000 students and is continuing to build internationally recognized programs in Chemistry and Forensic Science. The Chemistry Department offers ACS-approved B.S. degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry, M.S. in Forensic Science, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry.

Minimum Qualifications:
A doctorate in chemistry or a related field from an accredited institution and two years of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference is for candidates who have the capability of instructing upper level and graduate courses in chemistry. Experience teaching organic chemistry courses and interest in teaching forensic science-focused classes is beneficial.

Additional Application Materials Required:
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload:
1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) three names to be contacted for reference checks.

Note: When applying, please have all your documents ready to upload at the same time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Andrew Frazer, Search Committee Chair,

  • As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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Contact Information

  • Andrew Frazer
    University of Central Florida
    4111 Libra Drive
    Orlando, FL 32816

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