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Lecturer - Chemistry and Biochemistry


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Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer - Chemistry and Biochemistry
Posting Number P0710F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University is seeking qualified candidates for a nine-month, non-tenure-eligible, Lecturer position. This position is on an annual contract that may be renewed each year based on need, funding and performance.

Information on Auburn University’s Lecturer track can be found at http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyHandbook/chapter%203-personnel policies.html#lectureguidelines . Additional information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is available at: www.auburn.edu/cosam/departments/chemistry/index.htm .

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach undergraduate general chemistry courses. Successful candidates should have experience teaching large enrollment (>200 students) courses, proficiency with on-line assessment and instruction, experience developing lecture and laboratory curricula, and should be familiar with active learning pedagogies.

Candidates will need to submit a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three references.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have instructional experience and a record of high quality teaching at the University level. Successful candidates will be required to possess a Doctorate in Chemistry or Biochemistry. The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Detail Information

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Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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