Duke University, Department of Chemistry

Position ID:Duke-Department of Chemistry-GC_LM [#24294]
Position Title: General Chemistry Laboratory Instructor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / Chemical Education
Appl Deadline:2023/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2023/02/08, finished 2023/11/04, listed until 2023/04/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Chemistry at Duke University invites applications for a ten-month non-tenure track Laboratory Instructor to begin July 1, 2023. This is a term appointment, renewable upon review. The candidate would manage general chemistry laboratories and implement laboratory programming in collaboration with course lecturers and the undergraduate teaching team. The candidate will design and facilitate clear grading criteria, develop and provide training and support to teaching assistants, establish safety protocols and complete risk assessments for the laboratories. Additional duties may include serving on committees and working with members of the Department to enhance the undergraduate experience. Teaching opportunities, which provide supplemental income, may be available in the summer.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field, excellent communication abilities, outstanding people skills, the ability to adapt to changing environments, and proficiency in maintaining instrumentation and computers. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy (to include a statement about mentoring and fostering a diverse and inclusive community of scholars). Three letters of reference will be required.

Applications received by April 30, 2023 will be guaranteed consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Department of Chemistry
Duke University
Box 90347
Durham, NC 27708-0347