General Chemistry - College of Arts, Sciences and Education
- Opening Date: 2016-11-04
- Job Opening Id: 512613
- College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education
- Department: Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time, permanent instructor position in General Chemistry starting in August 2017. The position requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties. A Ph.D. in Chemistry and experience teaching undergraduates is preffered. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching General Chemistry, as well as other lower division chemistry courses, coordination of laboratory courses, and supervision of teaching assistants. The development of curriculum for general chemistry is expected, in addition to teaching courses in an active learning format. Familiarity with online learning management systems is desirable. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with 36 faculty, has dynamic and growing Ph.D. programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry supporting over 100 graduate students, as well as a vibrant undergraduate program with ~100 B.A. and B.S. graduates each year. FIU provides a three tiered promotion potential for non-tenure earning instructors. Additional details for this position can be found at http://chemistry.fiu.edu.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 512613 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy, and transcripts (copies are fine for application; official will be required for employment), as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2016. Review willcontinue until the position is filled.
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