The Wilkes Honors College (WHC) of Florida Atlantic University
(FAU) invites applications for a full-time (9-month) Instructor
position in Chemistry beginning Fall 2022. This is a non-tenure
track faculty rank with a career ladder.
The WHC (www.honorscollege.edu) is a
selective liberal arts and sciences college within a large state
university, located on FAU’s MacArthur Campus in the coastal town
of Jupiter, Florida. The campus is an international hub for
scientific research and is host to Max Planck Florida Institute,
Scripps Research Institute Florida, and FAU’s own Stiles-Nicholson
Brain Institute. The WHC’s four-year curriculum is centered on the
traditional disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences, with an
emphasis on critical thinking, independent study, community-based
internships, and interdisciplinary programs. The WHC is in a period
of rapid growth, with 690 honors students and 42 full-time honors
faculty members. FAU is among the most ethnically diverse
universities in the United States, and the WHC has a diverse
student body, faculty and staff.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate lab and
lecture courses in chemistry, supervise honors theses and
undergraduate research, advise undergraduate students, and provide
service to the college and university. They will also have the
opportunity to co-develop multidisciplinary courses with WHC
faculty from across the liberal arts and sciences. The expected
teaching load is 3/4.
We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion and experience working directly with people
from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The WHC
is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and
an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural
competence as integral components of academic excellence.
Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply
and to identify their strengths in this area.
Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Chemistry required at
time of application.
The Search Committee is especially interested in applicants with
some or all of the following qualifications: evidence of excellence
in undergraduate teaching, experience setting up and teaching
Chemistry labs, experience mentoring undergraduate research, and an
interest in collaborating across disciplines.
The WHC is further interested in applicants who demonstrate and
support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted
position Instructor of Chemistry on the Office of Human Resources'
career website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the
required online employment application and submitting the related
documents. When completing the online application, please upload
all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter describing
relevant qualifications/interests/experiences and how they will
contribute to the Wilkes Honors College environment (include a
teaching philosophy statement, a discussion of the courses the
candidate is interested in and/or prepared to teach, a diversity
statement, and evidence of teaching excellence or evaluations), (2)
curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three
Information regarding FAU’s faculty transcript requirements
located in the Special Instructions section of the
posted position on https://fau.edu/jobs
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is
required for the candidate selected for this position.
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply
Florida Atlantic University is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or
other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring
accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching,
research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve
excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to