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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


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. Some experience in polymer chemistry is desirable. 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.

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

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry


Excellence in teaching organic chemistry through effective instructional strategies.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
Knowledge of evaluation/assessment of instruction.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Knowledge of program development and evaluation.
Knowledge of current trends in education.
Knowledge of cooperative work experience programs.
Knowledge of student recruitment methods.


Organic chemistry laboratory skills.
Skill in effective human relations and communication techniques.
Skill in public speaking and presentation.
Effective interpersonal skills.


Ability to serve on committees.
Current scholarly capabilities sufficient to engage undergraduate research students.

Pay Range


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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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