Lecturer - Chemistry Lab - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Aids in design and teaches assigned chemistry laboratories. Plans, prepares, and follows approved lab course of study correlated with associated lecture course for that lab series to include measurable objectives for each lab section. Prepares laboratory instructional materials (e.g. mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. May be assigned by the department chair to assist Lab Managers or Instructors. May be assigned by the department chair to teach lower division chemistry lecture courses, a minor part of the ICHE workload.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in Chemistry or a related field required.
Ph.D. Preferred.


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 instructing laboratory materials receiving and storage procedures.
Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Excel to plot chemistry data and solve chemistry problems.


Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques in chemistry.
Skill in providing guidance and instruction in laboratory protocols and in the safe use of laboratory equipment.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.


Ability to teach, manage, motivate, and evaluate students in a laboratory and/or classroom setting.
Ability to communicate information in an effective and clear manner easily understood by students.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and hazardous material handling procedures in the laboratory.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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  • beautiful mountain location
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  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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