Assistant Professor - Chemistry - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Chemistry Department, Assistant Professor- Chemistry prepares and teaches courses in lower-division and upper division chemistry; serves on department, college, and university committees; maintains currency in academic field(s) of expertise; produces scholarly work; engages in professional development activities; and, assists in curriculum and program development. Coordinates and oversees the development and operation of the CHEM 1215/1225 freshmen laboratories, and supervises lab teaching staff. May be assigned by the department chair to teach other discipline related lecture or lab courses as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related required.
Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content required.

Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level for two or more years is preferred. Expertise in analytical or inorganic chemistry is preferred.


Knowledge of chemistry.

Knowledge of laboratory protocols, procedures, and practices within the relevant field of study.

Knowledge of safety standards for the use of laboratory equipment, facilities, and supplies.

Knowledge of handling laboratory materials, receiving, storage and safety procedures.

Knowledge of instrumentation and software applicable and appropriate in general chemistry laboratories.

Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

Knowledge of curriculum development and program development and evaluation.

Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.

Knowledge of evaluation/assessment of instruction.

Knowledge of current trends in education.

Knowledge of cooperative work experience programs.

Knowledge of student recruitment methods.


Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques in chemistry.

Skills in inorganic and analytical chemistry laboratories.

Skills in public speaking and presentation.

Skills in providing guidance and instruction in the laboratory protocols and in the safe use of laboratory equipment.

Skills in the use of computers and related software applications.

Skills in effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making.


Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and instruction.

Ability to communicate information in a manner easily understood by students.

Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or hazardous control standards.
Ability to apply effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

Ability to serve effectively on departmental, college, and university committees.

Ability to direct research with undergraduate students.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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