Lecturer/Instrumentation Specialist

Chemistry

Description

UNION COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position (Lecturer/Instrumentation Specialist) beginning in Fall 2014. The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field, significant breadth of experience with chemical instrumentation, and the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be principally in laboratory courses in introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical instrumentation. Co-curricular responsibilities include maintenance of the department’s instrumentation for teaching and research, training of faculty members and students in the use of instrumentation, and working with other faculty members to develop new instrumentation-based experiments for laboratory courses. The initial appointment will be for a three-year period with the possibility of renewal. Applications should include a CV and statements of the applicant’s interest and experience in teaching and chemical instrumentation. These materials should be e-mailed as a single pdf file to chemsearch@union.edu c/o Professor Michael E. Hagerman, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Union College, Schenectady, NY. In addition, we require both graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. The application deadline is January 10, 2014, but review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Union College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution with particular strengths in science and engineering. Union offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, and life and disability coverage. For more information, visit our web site: http://www.union.edu.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.