Pro Tem Instructor Pool
Faculty - Pro Tempore
Department of Chemistry and
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online with a CV and a cover letter describing your
teaching interests and experience.
The UO Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers
undergraduate major and minor degrees in chemistry and
biochemistry, and graduate degrees at the masters and PhD
Our undergraduate program provides training for students planning
careers in the chemical and biological sciences and for those in
biology, health-related disciplines, earth sciences, secondary
education, business, journalism, and law. Undergraduate research
and other educational activities outside the traditional classroom
are essential components of these majors.
Our graduate program recognizes the importance of diversity and
breadth in graduate education and continues to respond to the
shifts and changes in career opportunities available to our
graduates. Research at the University of Oregon is designed to keep
student researchers at the forefront of chemical science.
A unique strength of our program is its interdisciplinary approach
to research and teaching. Chemical scientists may be interested in
the Institute of Molecular Biology, the Institute of Theoretical
Science, the Materials Science Institute, the Oregon Center for
Optics, and the programs in cell biology and in molecular
synthesis, structure, and dynamics.
Potential teaching assignments may include courses in general
chemistry, organic/inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, or
biochemistry. Positions are limited duration appointments
potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited
circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three
years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.
Positions are available on an ongoing basis. Salary is dependent
upon education and experience.
A Master's degree in chemistry or a related field is required;
Ph.D. preferred. Prior relevant instructional experience preferred.
The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse
learning and working environment.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/525858/pro-tem-instructor-pool