Assistant Professor of Chemistry @ UC Clermont College
University of Cincinnati
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February 1, 2018
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI Clermont College
UC Clermont College provides student-centered undergraduate education in an open-access, regional college environment. We foster diversity as well as intellectual, cultural, and social development in our community. UC Clermont College has an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students and is located in Batavia, Ohio, thirty miles east of the University of Cincinnati's downtown campus. We offer a variety of Associates degrees, two-year technical degrees, and certificates and also prepares students for transition/transfer into baccalaureate degree programs. Due to our open access nature UC Clermont provides a unique opportunity for faculty with a strong commitment to providing a nurturing environment for students at all levels to develop self-discipline which allows them to reach their educational goals.
To this end, the Science & Health Department at UC Clermont College seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Chemistry at the level of Assistant Professor. The position will begin August 15, 2018 unless otherwise indicated.
Tenure-track faculty responsibilities include the following:
Teaching 12 credit-hours for two primary semesters (Fall and Spring), including lectures and labs during day and possibly evenings as needed
Scheduling a minimum of four office hours per week,
Participating in ongoing scholarship/research, and
Participating in service to the department, college, university, and community.
All candidates must demonstrate/provide evidence of effective teaching and professional development and must have appropriate degrees awarded by the time of appointment.
Position Description: Selected candidates should expect to focus on teaching first year chemistry courses but may be asked to teach other courses included in the chemistry associates degree curriculum.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry and one (1) year full-time college-level teaching experience as the primary instructor. The candidate must be able to demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.
Ideal Qualifications: Background in Biochemistry; experience in use of innovative instructional technologies; and at least 2 years full-time teaching chemistry in an open access/admissions institution or comparable experience teaching students with varying preparation, interests, and aptitude.
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