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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 41040

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The department of chemistry at Utah Valley University seeks a chemist for a tenure track opening. Ideal applicants will have earned a doctorate in chemistry. Applicants that complement the current department composition with experience in areas of inorganic, physical, industrial or analytical chemistry will be strongly considered. Under the direction of the department chair, the faculty member will instruct, develop and evaluate undergraduate freshman general chemistry courses and laboratories. In addition, the faculty member will teach upper division courses and laboratories in their area of expertise. To complement current expertise, industrial experience is considered a plus. 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 chemistry. Teaching experience with corresponding references is desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Excellence in teaching general chemistry through a variety of effective instructional strategies.
-Effective interpersonal skills and willing to serve on committees.
-Ability to contribute in area of specialty.
-Expertise in industrial chemistry and practices.
-Current scholarly capabilities sufficient to engage undergraduate research students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must submit Research Philosophy as 'Other' document to attach upon applying.
- 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: Doctorate
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
Best if Apply By 12/1/2011