The University of Akron, Department of Chemistry seeks applicants for the non-tenure track position of Visiting Assistant Professor of instruction. The position will begin Fall Semester of 2021 and the appointment is for one academic year (9 months).
Responsibilities: The Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction is expected to teach at the undergraduate level; enrich students' academic experience; and participate in departmental and college activities.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, or a related discipline. Must be able to teach Biochemistry. It is expected that the candidate will provide outstanding teaching and support the pedagogical mission of the Department of Chemistry.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in or demonstrated ability to teach multiple chemistry subdisciplines beyond biochemistry, such as: general chemistry; inorganic chemistry; physical chemistry; and organic chemistry.
Comments: Established in 1885, the University of Akron Department of Chemistry has a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. We offer ACS-approved bachelor’s degrees with options for emphasis in physical chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biochemistry. Graduate degrees at the PhD and MS level are offered in the areas of organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, and biological chemistry. Faculty research is recognized internationally and is funded by multiple grants from agencies like the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. For more information please visit https://www.uakron.edu/chemistry/ .
About University of Akron: As one of the largest employers in the region, The University of Akron is creating a community and workforce committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and in the region. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to qualified candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin April 17, 2021.
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Internal Number: 12825
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