Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Chemistry

  • Heidelberg University
  • Tiffin, OH
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Chemistry

Job Description

The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Chemistry provides instruction and advisement to undergraduate students. This faculty appointment includes a full-time teaching load in addition to office hours, advisement and opportunities for continued professional development. This is a one-year position. Title will be based on credentials. Reports directly to the Chair of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Chemistry will:

  • Teach 12 to 15 load hours per semester from a variety of chemistry courses as assigned by the Department Chair.
  • Utilize innovative and collaborative teaching methods in support of the Department's mission and learning objectives that promote chemistry knowledge, laboratory techniques, critical thinking, and communication competency within the discipline.
  • Attend faculty meetings at the Department and University level.
  • Potentially advise undergraduate student research projects.
  • Contribute to Departmental and interdisciplinary initiatives, including recruitment and retention efforts and curriculum development.
  • Participate in University activities including but not limited to: committee assignments and activities, extra- and co-curricular activities supporting student success and achievement in alignment with a liberal arts tradition, and professional development activities which personally and academically enhance a professional academic career.
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned/as outlined in the Faculty Manual.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Professional Experience:

  • (A) M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • (B) College-level teaching experience
  • (C) Ability to teach courses in allied health chemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and/or biochemistry.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • (A) Ph.D. or ABD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • (B) Two years of college-level teaching experience
  • (C) Graduate coursework in and/or experience teaching courses in General Chemistry.
  • (D) Graduate coursework in and/or experience teaching courses in Organic Chemistry.
  • (E) Graduate coursework in and/or experience teaching courses in Biochemistry.
  • (F) Experience in mentoring undergraduate research.

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