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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University is seeking qualified candidates for up to three, nine-month, non-tenure-track, non-tenure-eligible, teaching positions. Contracts may be renewed annually based on need, funding and performance. Full time Lecturers are eligible for benefits, including health insurance.
With approximately 25,000 students, Auburn University is a comprehensive research university located in an attractive college town in the east central part of Alabama, conveniently near Montgomery, Birmingham and Atlanta. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. degrees. Additional information is on the Department's web site at: www.auburn.edu/cosam/departments/chemistry/index.htm.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of successful candidates for these positions are to teach a selection of undergraduate chemistry courses during the fall and spring semesters. The successful candidates will be expected to bring experience, innovation, enthusiasm, technology and leadership to chemistry curriculum. An ability to teach a variety of undergraduate chemistry courses is a requirement. Desirable criteria for applicants include the following: expertise in teaching large enrollment (>200 students) courses, proficiency with on-line assessment and instructional tools, demonstrated experience with lecture and laboratory curriculum development, and experience as a primary faculty advisor.
In addition to instructional duties, successful candidates will be expected to mentor students through possible participation in student organizations and other mentoring and knowledge enhancement opportunities. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.
Job Qualifications: Because these are teaching intensive positions, candidates should have instructional experience and a record of high quality teaching. Successful candidates will be required to possess a Doctorate in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Practical experience and some background in university instruction are desired. Selected candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.
Application Procedure: Review of application materials will begin February 24 and continue until qualified candidates are recommended for appointment. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter with statements of Interest in the position and teaching philosophy, curriculum vita/resume, a copy of all relevant transcripts, and contact information for three references. Official transcripts will be needed by the interview date. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be acknowledged by a letter from the Department. All application materials should be submitted to:
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.