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Instructor or Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Husson University
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Dec 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Type Full-TIme
Job Number 00205
Closing Continuous
Academic Year Yes
Location Bangor, ME
Department S & H (1161)


Husson University's College of Science and Humanities invites applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin Fall 2023. Ideal applicants will have a strong scientific background and a passion for teaching.

This position is responsible for all aspects of teaching organic chemistry lecture and lab courses, including developing and implementing lab activities, assessing student performance, and reporting grades for coursework. Teaching load also include lecture and labs for the first year general chemistry sequence as well as the one semester nursing chemistry class and labs. Teaching sections of biochemistry or microbiology may also be necessary. Expertise in polymer chemistry is a plus. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position will include responsibilities in managing and coordinating assessment tools, Examsoft, and CANVAS for the first year chemistry courses. All ranked faculty are expected to fulfill institutional expectations of teaching, scholarship, advising and service.

Successful candidates must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching, a strong promise for scholarly activity and professional service, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates will be expected to provide ongoing academic advising and serve a diverse student population. Candidates will be required to remain current with new trends and developments in their field of and to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning, participate in campus committees, and engage in the academic life of the University.

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3200 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year-round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 40 minutes west of the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park and an hour south of the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Examples of Duties

The successful candidate will:

Develop and present materials necessary for assigned lecture and lab instruction

Develop and enhance current lab activities to meet changing needs of the programs

Assess student performance and participate in college assessment activities

Prepare the lab space for weekly lab instruction, including equipment and consumables

Manage Course Assessments

Organize and manage American Chemical Society standardized exam

Work professionally, ethically and collaboratively within the College of Science and Humanities and the University

Note: This is a face-to-face position; candidates are expected to be on campus.

Typical Qualifications

Education: Must have a minimum M.S. in an appropriate field with 5 years of teaching and laboratory experience. ABD or Ph.D. preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and student learning, as well as the ability to collaborate across disciplines to develop outstanding educational opportunities for students.

Must be a team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision, and function congenially and effectively within a team environment. Must be comfortable operating and maintaining lab instruments and analytical computer software.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating a commitment to cultural diversity and inclusive education. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to Husson University's mission and to the highest ethical standards.

*The start date is Fall 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Agency Husson University
Address 1 College Circle Bangor, ME, 04401



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