Full-time Lecturer in Chemistry


Full-time Lecturer in Chemistry


icon Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

iconFull Time

icon7 June 2024

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure track appointment with a starting date of July 1, 2024, and possible annual renewal for up to an additional two years contingent on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Responsibilities in year 1 will be two courses per semester (in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and/or biochemistry), as well as supervision, mentoring and training of Teaching Assistants in support of the coursework. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Chemistry, a strong interest and demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development, and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to teach a range of introductory chemistry coursework in the following areas: general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry.

The Department is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and under-represented communities in chemistry.

Applicants must apply online at INTERFOLIO. Please submit a cover letter, cv, teaching statement, any prior teaching experience and course evaluations, if available (including written comments), and two letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin May 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

We seek candidates who share our strong commitment to research, teaching and mentoring, and to a scholarly community shaped by values of inclusive excellence.  The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community of students, scholars, researchers, and staff that reflects the diversity of our world. We nurture working and learning environments that are affirming, equitable, and inclusive. As a community, we are committed to thoughtful discussions and dynamic interactions as we strive for an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Please see our School’s Inclusion and Antiracism Initiatives to learn more about our active priorities: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/2020-inclusion-and-anti-racism-initiatives