The Pennsylvania State University, Chemistry

Position ID:The Pennsylvania State University-Chemistry-NONTTFAC21 [#21246]
Position Title: Non Tenure-Track Faculty - Chemistry
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / Organic
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/17, finished 2023/02/25, listed until 2022/08/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure line teaching position in Chemistry to begin Fall 2022. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor depending on qualifications. Interest and documented expertise in teaching both organic chemistry lecture and lab are essential. Responsibilities will include teaching lower-level organic chemistry lecture and lab courses, other courses in the chemistry curriculum as commensurate with degree and experience; performing scholarly activity; and service to the school and college.

Competitive applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field, an outstanding record of teaching accomplishments, and be capable of achieving teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. As a college, the Eberly College of Science takes an active role in building a talented and inclusive workforce. Applicants should possess a commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in their department and college.

In addition to completing a Penn State application, an application must be submitted at The application materials should include a cover letter, current CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy which also addresses teaching within a multicultural and diverse community of students, staff, and faculty. Applicants will also need to arrange for three reference letters to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility of renewal.

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemistry
104 Chemistry Building
University Park, PA 16802