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Lecturer, Chemistry

University of Nevada, Reno, College of Science, Department of Chemistry

Job Title: Lecturer, Chemistry
Job Location: Reno , NV
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer, Chemistry

College of Science
University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno is searching for a continuing full-time non-tenure-track Chemistry Lecturer. Duties include lecturing at the introductory and intermediate levels including physical chemistry, general chemistry, and analytical chemistry; overseeing the physical chemistry and instrumental analysis instructional laboratory programs and coordinating with departmental lecture courses; curriculum development and implementation; and undergraduate advising.

The successful applicant for this position will be encouraged to develop new laboratory experiments, with possibilities for incorporating modern physical chemistry laboratory experiments and computational chemistry. Applications for internal instructional enhancement funding and contributions to proposals for external instructional funding will also be encouraged.

This position requires training, evaluating and organizing the activities of graduate level teaching assistants; working effectively with chemistry stockroom staff; coordinating activities with other faculty; and working effectively with the departmentís Director of Laboratories/Safety Officer.

This is a 9-month full-time continuing position, with the potential for further summer opportunities including teaching, research, student advising, curricular development, and/or laboratory management.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 2,800 graduate students. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Chemistry or closely related field and teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of ability in and strong commitment to the following areas: teaching effectively at the introductory and intermediate levels of physical, analytical and general chemistry; developing and implementing new lecture and laboratory curricula; management of an instructional laboratory program.

Information and Application Process Instructions

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Nevada, Reno and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Sharee Williams as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

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Phone: (775) 682-8795

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