Posted by Tish on 09/23 at 10:49 AM
Sep. 9, 2015
Chemistry - Clinical Faculty
Chemistry - College of Arts and Sciences
University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN
Open until filled
Position Start Date
Jul. 1, 2016
Website For Job
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Chemistry - General
The Department of Chemistry at the University of St. Thomas (MN) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-line teaching position at the rank of Clinical Faculty starting July, 2016. A Ph.D. in chemistry is preferred, but ABD will be considered. The successful candidate will teach 6-7 courses per year primarily in the area of general chemistry, with additional responsibilities coordinating the general chemistry program. These responsibilities include working with other faculty on design and implementation of new laboratory exercises, publishing the lab manual, organizing and leading meetings of all faculty and instructors teaching in the general chemistry program, and performing curricular assessment. It is essential that the candidate has a strong commitment to teaching and strong organizational and interpersonal skills to lead the general chemistry laboratory team. Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to contribute in one or more of the following ways: provide help with maintenance of department instrumentation, teach biochemistry lab sections, and/or develop an on-line learning course.
Screening of candidates will begin on October 15, 2015. The position will remain open until filled.
All applicants should apply on-line at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobsatust/
Ph.D. or ABD in chemistry, biochemistry or closely related field. It is essential that the candidate has a strong commitment to teaching and strong organizational and interpersonal skills to lead the general chemistry laboratory team.
1. APPLICATION DIRECTIONS AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Please upload the following in pdf format at https://jobs.stthomas.edu:
a) curriculum vitae
b) a statement of your teaching philosophy
c) evidence of teaching effectiveness*
d) graduate transcript
*for example, peer evaluation of classroom teaching performance, formative assessment of student learning, outcomes from participation in programs such as preparing future faculty workshops, and/or statistical summary of student opinion forms.
2. COVER LETTER
Applicants will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter into the application.
3. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Candidates should use the reference section of the application to list the three individuals (and their corresponding addresses) that will be writing letters of recommendation.
5. DURATION OF SEARCH (FULL CONSIDERATION)
The position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 15, 2015; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University of St. Thomas Chemistry Department is ACS accredited, consisting of thirteen full-time faculty plus support staff working exclusively with undergraduates. The department is well equipped with modern instrumentation and is actively engaged in undergraduate research.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.
The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.
UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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