The University of Iowa

Requisition # 74962
Place Fundamentals

Sort of Place OTHER
Promoting Ends on: Prolonged Till Place is Crammed
Promoting Began on: Monday, September 18th, 2023
Faculty: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Division: Chemistry


Wage: Commensurate

Place Particulars

Full/Half Time Standing: Full Time
Place Description:

The Division of Chemistry on the College of Iowa invitations functions for a Lecturer place starting August 2024. That is an instructional-track college place; the monitor doesn’t embody the potential of tenure, however in any other case parallels the tenure monitor with varied ranks (Lecturer, Affiliate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction). The place is renewable in one-year increments for the primary three years, and renewable thereafter in three- or five-year increments (relying on rank). As college members, Lecturers take part in departmental governance with voting rights.  

Functions are sought from candidates who’ve: 1) a dedication to engaged scholar studying in undergraduate chemistry training, together with using inclusive, evidence-based tutorial practices; 2) expertise instructing introductory chemistry lecture and/or laboratory programs; 3) a willingness to collaborate with college, employees, and college students to reform and maintain features of the undergraduate chemistry curriculum; and 4) wonderful communication, group, and management expertise. Candidates will need to have a PhD or equal in chemistry, chemistry training, or a intently associated discipline by the beginning date to be certified for the place.

The Lecturer will largely contribute to instruction in introductory chemistry programs resembling Common Chemistry I and II and Rules of Chemistry I and II.  Lecturers can also contribute to different programs as wanted or desired. Usually the Lecturer will work in a workforce setting with a number of instructors contributing to a single course. Along with instructing and overseeing the laboratory portion of the course, when relevant, tutorial track-faculty additionally supervise instructing assistants assigned to the laboratory or the dialogue sections of those courses (relying on the project), develop new curricula and experiential studying alternatives, and interact in different skilled actions and repair. The division has robust historical past of collaboration with campus companions such because the Middle for Educating, the Workplace of Educating, Studying, and Expertise, and the Workplace of Educational Success and Retention to assist the incorporation of research-supported tutorial practices resembling studying assistants and the event of instruments such because the Parts of Success dashboard.


Please submit functions on-line at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content material/college (check with requisition quantity 74962). Functions should embody a CV, a letter of curiosity, a instructing assertion, and an inventory of references. The instructing assertion ought to describe the applicant’s instructional philosophy and expertise and handle the applicant’s dedication to and expertise with undergraduate chemistry training, together with using inclusive, evidence-based tutorial practices. Candidates will likely be requested to supply the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Assessment of functions will start on October 23, 2023, and proceed till the place is crammed. Casual inquiries and questions could also be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Amy Strathman ([email protected] ).

Profitable candidates will likely be required to reveal any misconduct historical past or pending analysis misconduct investigation, together with however not restricted to sexual misconduct in prior employment, together with a associated launch. Profitable candidates can even be topic to a prison background and credential verify.

The Division and the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly dedicated to variety; the strategic plans of the College and Faculty mirror this dedication. The College of Iowa is an equal alternative/affirmative motion employer. All certified candidates are inspired to use and can obtain consideration for employment free from discrimination on the premise of race, creed, colour, faith, nationwide origin, age, intercourse, being pregnant (together with childbirth and associated circumstances), incapacity, genetic data, standing as a U.S. veteran, service within the U.S. army, sexual orientation, gender id, or associational preferences.


Schooling Requirement:

  • PhD or equal in chemistry, chemistry training, or intently associated discipline awarded by the place begin date in August 2024.
Required {Qualifications}:

  • Expertise instructing introductory chemistry lecture and/or laboratory programs on the undergraduate degree.
  • Familiarity with engaged scholar studying and inclusive, evidence-based tutorial practices and a dedication to utilizing them.
  • Willingness to collaborate with college, employees, and college students to reform and maintain features of the undergraduate chemistry curriculum.
  • Wonderful communication, organizational, and management expertise.
Fascinating {Qualifications}:

  • Expertise facilitating engaged scholar studying and utilizing inclusive, evidence-based tutorial practices.
  • Expertise getting ready and supervising instructing assistants assigned to a course.

On-line Software Required Paperwork

  Curriculum Vitae
Identify and Contact Data of References
Letter of Curiosity
Educating Assertion
  Variety of References:  3

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Contact Data

Contact: Amy E Strathman – [email protected]
Chemistry Constructing
251 North Capitol Road
W333 CB
Iowa Metropolis, IA 52242
Division URL: https://chem.uiowa.edu/

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