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LECTURER POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

Applications are invited for a full time, non-tenure track teaching position, beginning fall 2012.  Primary responsibilities are teaching in the undergraduate Physical and Analytical laboratory courses.  Responsibilities also include ongoing course development, lecture support, student advising and other departmental service.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field, evidence of excellence in teaching, and the ability to work with diverse populations/students.  The ideal candidate will have experience with state of the art teaching technologies. This candidate will display a significant commitment in contributing to the department’s record of developing innovative approaches to chemical education.

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, vita, and a proposal addressing practical strategies for teaching modern upper-level chemistry laboratories, as a single pdf file (less than 15MB), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to facultysearch@chem.umass.edu.  Paper applications may be submitted to Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, LGRT room 371C, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-9336 USA.

Evaluation of applicants will begin on January 31, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.  The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing academic excellence and diversity including mentoring programs for faculty.  The College and the Department are committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body and the curriculum.  The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.


For Electronic Submission:

  • Please send one PDF (15 MB maximum) including cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching plans.
  • References are preferred electronically.