Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry

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Position ID:MIT-Department of Chemistry-ORGINS2022 [#21354]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2022/05/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/08, finished 2022/08/24)
Position Description:    

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

INSTRUCTOR, Chemistry, to teach undergraduate organic chemistry for the 2022-2023 academic year and contribute to the development of pedagogical materials in organic chemistry. Responsibilities include teaching a combination of undergraduate organic and general chemistry classes in collaboration with MIT faculty, with an expected teaching load of up to two lecture courses per term; developing pedagogical materials for undergraduate chemistry courses including an initiative to create guided learning demos for undergraduate chemistry courses; and depending upon the qualifications of the applicant, some teaching of laboratory classes could also be considered, with an expected laboratory load of up to two URIECA modules per term.

The Department of Chemistry provides a welcoming and supportive environment for exceptional science, teaching, mentorship, and service. We seek candidates who embody our core values of respect, well-being, inclusivity, and integrity. We believe that education and research are at their finest when they include and appreciate the experiences of people of all backgrounds. As such, in the cover letter, we ask candidates to express their philosophy of inclusivity and equity in higher education, including past and current activities and contributions, plans for the future, and how these plans integrate with their scholarly work. Candidates should include how they will promote diversity and inclusion at the Department of Chemistry.

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in chemistry, demonstrated excellence in teaching, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Applications from Ph.D. chemists interested in pursuing careers in undergraduate education are especially welcome

The ideal starting date for this appointment is August 1, 2022. This is a one-year appointment with the potential for a second year renewal upon mutual agreement.

Applications are due by May 1, 2022 and will be reviewed as they come in. In addition to applying via the Academic Jobs Online website, please also apply through the MIT Careers Page. Please include at least two letters of recommendation in your Academic Jobs Online submission.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
MIT, Department of Chemistry
Michele Harris
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 18-392
Cambridge MA 02319