The Chemistry Department within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Hartford, invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor in Residence rank.
The successful candidate will assist with teaching introductory chemistry laboratory and lecture courses. This position requires an individual with a dynamic personality who can interact with undergraduate students and work collaboratively with faculty across the regional and main campuses at UConn, and who has a track record of excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.
In the heart of our state’s capital region, UConn Hartford gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to begin, or complete their education in a small college environment, while providing access to the faculty and resources of a world-class research university. A federally designated Minority Serving Institution (AANAPISI, emerging HSI), UConn Hartford serves 1,800 graduate students and 1,600 undergraduate students, including majority first-generation and students-of-color cohorts. With a mission of academic excellence focused on community-based, collaborative learning, UConn Hartford plays a critical role in advancing the University’s commitment to innovation, leadership, global engagement, and cultural and intellectual diversity. UConn Hartford offers undergraduate classes in 36 departments and master's, doctoral, and certificate programs in four disciplines. Students can complete majors in English, Human Development and Family Sciences, Business Administration, Business Data Analytics, Psychological Sciences, Urban and Community Studies, Digital Marketing and Analytics, Financial Management, and Social Work.
- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field.
- Demonstrated excellence and experience in teaching both lecture and laboratory courses.
- Commitment to working with a diverse student body.
- Knowledge of current safety practices, waste and hazard management, and experience with environmental health and safety practices.
- Experience teaching non-science major chemistry lecture courses.
This position is a full-time, nine (9)-month appointment, with a start date of August 23, 2023. The position may be annually renewable based on performance, budget, and needs of the Department and College. Salary is competitive based on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Hartford Campus.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24568 and submit the following application materials:
- A cover letter,
- Detailed curriculum vitae,
- Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, etc.);
- Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.);
- Recent teaching evaluations by students,
- Names and contact information of three (3) professional references.
Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the Department of Chemistry please visit the Department's website at chemistry.uconn.edu.
At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.
This job will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.