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General Chemistry Coordinator - University of Colorado

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
Position Title: General Chemistry Coordinator (term renewable)
Position Description.
General Chemistry Coordinator, Lecturer rank (term renewable), nine-month appointment. The successful
candidate will instruct courses in general chemistry and in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to
coordinating the general chemistry lecture and laboratory program for the Department, the successful
candidate will be expected to participate in service at the department, college, and university levels that
includes research on teaching and learning within the Department’s general chemistry curriculum.
Qualifications.
This position requires a minimum of an earned master’s degree in chemistry, chemical education or a
closely related field. Degree must be completed before August 15, 2016.
Preferred Qualifications.
Preference will be given to applicants with previous college-level chemistry teaching and experience in
curriculum development and implementation.
Salary and Benefits.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and
dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents
and Spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for
Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements
may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position. Opportunities for summer instruction may
be available.
Start Date.
The first day of faculty contracts for AY 2016 will be August 15, 2016.
Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline.
Screening of applications will begin on November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select “View/Apply for Faculty
Positions” then choose “General Chemistry Coordinator”. Application documents to be submitted online
are a letter of application/cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and unofficial or official
copies of graduate and undergraduate school transcripts. In addition to the materials submitted online, the
candidate must provide the names of three references who will be contacted to electronically submit their
letter of recommendation. Recommenders may choose to submit their letters under under separate cover
to: chemistry@unco.edu or via mail to: Chair, General Chemistry Coordinator Search Committee,
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 98, 501 20th
Street, Greeley, CO 80639.