Lecturer, NTT or Assistant Professor, NTT in Chemistry
Main Campus - Boston, MA
Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong
tradition of empowering women and of challenging traditional gender
roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education
institutions to focus on preparing women to become leaders and has
evolved to become a university offering a women-centered
undergraduate program, with graduate programs open to all.
The Department of Chemistry & Physics is housed in the College
of Natural, Behavioral and Health Sciences (CNBHS). CNBHS is a
collegial and supportive community of teachers and scholars within
a uniquely multidisciplinary College. Simmons faculty and staff are
truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become
champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and
their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic
workplace. Simmons University strives for inclusive excellence in
all aspects of an individual's community experience: One of our
strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New
England. As a University committed to diversity, equity, and
inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work
with students across a broad range of social and personal
identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications
from members of underrepresented groups.
The Simmons University Department of Chemistry & Physics
invites applications for a one year 10-month contract (non-tenure
track) faculty position for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022. We are
looking for an energetic and independent colleague with a passion
for teaching who can thrive in the environment of a small urban
liberal arts college. As a mission-driven institution, we invite
applications from candidates who share our passion and commitment
to empowering women to thrive in their careers.
This Boston-based 10-month contract (non-tenure) faculty position
will report to the Department Chair. The role involves teaching
lectures and labs in chemistry with emphasis in organic chemistry.
Candidates with PhD degrees in Chemistry and experience in teaching
organic lecture and lab courses are strongly preferred. Candidates
invested in the scholarship of teaching and learning focused on
continuous improvement of laboratory experiences such as
development of course based undergraduate research experiences
(CURE, as described by the Council for Undergraduate Research) will
be given priority. Teaching Responsibilities include teaching seven
lectures and/or labs for the 2021-2022 Academic Year, which may
- Principles of Organic Chemistry Lecture and Labs
- Organic Chemistry I & II Labs (CHEM-224L &
This faculty position will also include service-related
responsibilities, such as:
- Working with laboratory manager and student prep workers to
ensure smooth setup of labs.
- Training/supervising adjuncts for large courses.
- Assisting in the troubleshooting or maintenance of instruments
related to the laboratory courses in which you teach; assisting as
a liaison with vendor field engineers.
PhD in Organic Chemistry, or related discipline.
Experience in teaching both organic chemistry lecture and lab
Required Application Materials:
Interested candidates should submit the following electronically
with their application: (1) a cover letter including key
qualifications for the position and relevant interests, (2)
curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy including
a list of courses the candidate can excel in teaching, and (4) the
contact information for at least three professional
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position has been filled.
Instructions to Applicants
: Please upload all
applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter,
writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application
Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application.
Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document
Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all
aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university
committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages
applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is
committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing
inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all
positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a
consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal
opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a
more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Lecturer--NTT-or-Assistant-Professor--NTT-in-Chemistry_R07688
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