Overview

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC; https://chemistry.umbc.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in introductory chemistry. The primary teaching responsibilities for this position will include oversight of the Chemistry Discovery Center and instruction of multiple introductory chemistry discussion sections that accompany traditional lectures.  This position offers the potential for pedagogical innovation in a collaborative team of experienced, pedagogy-driven faculty. Additional associated responsibilities include instruction, oversight of graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, student assessment, and service on one or more departmental committees based on the candidate’s expertise and/or interest and departmental needs. We seek a candidate with a strong background in chemistry/biochemistry instruction and innovative teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Additionally, a strong candidate will exhibit a demonstrated commitment to UMBC’s values of diversity, equity, and access (https://facultydiversity.umbc.edu). A successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field, with a minimum of an M.S. degree required.

 

Applicants should submit the following materials: a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement detailing their commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf as well. Please submit all application materials via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/130454). For inquiries, please email chemsearch@umbc.edu.  For best consideration, application materials should be submitted by November 1, 2023. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.

 

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and other traditionally under-represented groups in the sciences are especially encouraged. As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Information about Title IX and contact information for the Title IX Coordinator is available at: https://oei.umbc.edu/.