Pool Associate Lecturer - Chemistry & Biochemistry

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Biddeford Pool, MAINE

Pool Information

Working Title Pool Associate Lecturer - Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type Faculty/Instructional
Division/College College of Science and Health
Description of College/Department/Program/Division/Unit

The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.

Position Summary

Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Science and Health at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is establishing a pool of candidates for possible Instructional Academic Staff (IAS) appointments at the Associate Lecturer level to primarily teach laboratory courses in General Chemistry and within the sub-specialty area of expertise of the successful candidate (Analytical, Organic, etc.). Part or full time appointments will be for one semester or one academic year and may be renewed, depending upon program needs. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone to gain additional experience at a top-rated primarily undergraduate institution (PUI) and may be a valuable post-doctoral teaching experience for those interested in pursuing academic careers. (Persons with an earned Ph.D. degree may teach both lecture and laboratory offerings.) We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Completed applicant files will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in chemistry or closely related discipline [except in rare circumstances where post-baccalaureate certification or licensure or a baccalaureate plus experience can be established as appropriate qualifications for the teaching position], along with prior teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Pay Basis Academic (9 Mo)
Position Description
Posting Date
Special Instructions

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their interests in teaching, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for 2 professional references.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10-UPS-OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.

Position Contact Name Dr. Aaron Monte, Department Chair
Position Contact Email amonte@uwlax.edu

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