Faculty, Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 41040


United States
(053423)

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Detailed Job Description

The department of chemistry at Utah Valley University seeks an organic chemist for a tenure track opening. Ideal applicants will have earned a doctorate in organic chemistry. Under the direction of the department chair, the faculty member will instruct, develop and evaluate undergraduate organic chemistry courses and laboratories for biology and chemistry majors. The faculty member is strongly encouraged to establish an undergraduate research program.
Summary of Duties:
-Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
-Coordinates classroom learning activities effectively.
-Manages classroom expectations.
-Advises and mentors students.
-Assists in major and program development in cooperation with chemistry department faculty.
-Maintains professional competency through continued scholarship and study.
-Forges collaborations with the local chemistry industry to provide opportunities for students.
 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate in organic chemistry is preferred. However, applicants with a master's degree and full-time undergraduate teaching experience will be considered.
-Teaching experience with corresponding references is desired.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Excellence in teaching organic chemistry through effective instructional strategies.
-Effective interpersonal skills and willingness to serve on committees.
-Organic chemistry laboratory skills.
-Current scholarly capabilities sufficient to engage undergraduate research students.
 

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must attach a Research Philosophy to application as 'Other' document upon submittal of application.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.
 

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
References
Best if Apply By 12/1/2011