Temporary Pool Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is establishing a three-year pool of temporary faculty ending April 30, 2024. Faculty in this pool could be called upon to teach at the undergraduate-level during the academic year, winter session, and/or summer session as needed. Candidates will indicate their desire to teach in the following Chemistry Teaching categories:
A) General Education lectures
B) Lectures for Nursing/Exercise Science majors (Introductory Chemistry)
C) Labs for Nursing majors (Physiological Chemistry)
D) General Chemistry Lectures for STEM majors
E) General Chemistry Labs for STEM majors
F) Discipline-specific (200-level and above) Chemistry Lectures and Labs, including the areas of Inorganic, Organic, Physical, Analytical, and Biochemistry. Other specialty areas may be self-identified by the applicant.


Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemistry Education, Chemical Engineering, or a related field. Prior experience teaching chemistry in the indicated categories and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations are preferred. A complete application includes a cover letter that addresses the qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Finalists for positions selected from this pool must communicate well and must successfully complete an interview process and/or teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hire is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department.

Submit application materials (except letters of recommendation) online through the university application portal (bloomu.edu/jobs). Arrange to have 3 confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to the Search & Screen Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Borland (mborland@bloomu.edu). More information regarding the department can be found at https://www.bloomu.edu/chemistry. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until April 30, 2024. Questions may be directed to Dr. Borland. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania child abuse history clearance, and criminal background check.

Completing this search is contingent upon enrollment and available funding. The University prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability in any decision regarding admissions, employment, or participation in a University program or activity in accordance with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local non-discrimination and equal
opportunity laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.


The University also complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Title IX prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. VAWA imposes additional duties on universities and colleges to investigate and respond to reports of sexual assault, stalking, and dating or domestic violence, and to publish policies and procedures related to the way these reports are handled.


The University has designated the Title IX Coordinator (Jennifer Raup, Elwell Hall, ORL, 570-389-4808, jraup@bloomu.edu or titleixcoord@bloomu.edu), to coordinate the University’s compliance with Title IX and VAWA and to respond to reports of violations. The University has directed the Bloomsburg University Police Department to coordinate the University’s compliance with the VAWA-related Clery reporting requirements. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

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