Job ID: 147388

Faculty Tenure- Track- Assistant Professor- Chemistry

Utah Valley University

  • Oct. 7, 2020
 
  • Faculty Tenure- Track- Assistant Professor- Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Utah Valley University
    Orem, UT
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - General
 
 


Faculty Tenure- Track- Assistant Professor- Chemistry


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

Utah Valley University invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure track position within the Department of Chemistry. This position will begin August 2021. Candidates must have a Doctorate in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or a related chemical discipline, and a strong commitment to effective teaching methods. Teaching responsibilities include three or four courses in general chemistry and/or other areas within the applicant's area of expertise as needed by the department. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching organic chemistry and/or biochemistry courses at the university level. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an undergraduate research program that results in peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to promote successful growth of the department and serve on department, college, and university committees as fitting a tenure-track position.
Applicants with experience and interest in development and teaching hybrid and online chemistry courses are especially encouraged to apply.
Utah Valley University is an open enrollment institution that values candidates whose experience in teaching, scholarship, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate in chemistry or chemical education or related chemical discipline. Evidence of experience teaching chemistry to undergraduate students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrable knowledge of the theory and practice of chemical education, analytical, physical, organic, biological and/or inorganic chemistry, and research methods in their field of expertise.
Demonstrable skill in incorporating evidence based pedagogy; for example the use of active learning techniques, in classroom and online environments.
Demonstrable abilities to develop curricula and teach courses, communicate in written and verbal form, work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students.
Demonstrable ability and desire to mentor undergraduate student research.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrate strong knowledge of active learning pedagogies and an established record of incorporation of those techniques in the classroom (especially General Chemistry). Experience or strategies for teaching at open-enrollment institutions. Publication record that indicates successful use of research methods and mentorship of undergraduates.

Physical Requirements:

May have the opportunity to teach evening or weekend classes and at satellite campuses (negotiable).

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC10420

Open Date: 10/05/2020

Review Start Date: 11/05/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20241

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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