Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-F23CHEMPTL [#24625]
Position Title: General Chemistry Lab Instructor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / all subdisciplinary areas of chemistry
Appl Deadline:2023/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/31, finished 2023/12/02, listed until 2023/06/01)
Position Description:   URMs  

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General Information
Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology seeks part-time faculty members to fill positions for lab instructors of the General Chemistry Lab who can teach undergraduate students, beginning August 2023. Schmid College of Science and Technology is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, including providing students with personalized educational experiences involving mentoring and collaborative research. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked as one of the top 10 universities in the western region by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the university is available at

● Masters (PhD preferred) in chemistry, biochemistry, environmental science (or related field) 
● University or community college teaching experience, specifically with general chemistry courses. 
● Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing. 
● Strong commitment to student learning, quality teaching, and academic excellence. 
● Ability to motivate and teach students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds. 
● Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process. 
● Commitment to personalized education 

Instruct an assigned 4-hour lab section once a week. This includes preparing for and delivering a 30-45 minute lecture about the lab material, instructing students in correct laboratory techniques, holding weekly office hours, and grading all assignments submitted by the students. A mixture of lectures and active learning opportunities using evidence-based teaching practices is preferred for the pre-lab lecture. The lab section times are 8:00-11:50 AM, 1:00-4:50 PM, or 6:00-9:50 PM Monday-Friday, depending on availability. The instructor must be available to attend mandatory, once-a-week general chemistry instructor meetings. 

Contact Information 
Please contact Dr. Matt Gartner,, if you have any questions regarding this part-time position. Please include “Part-time General Chemistry Lab” in the email subject. 

Application Process
Submit the following through Academic Jobs Online:
● Employment application
● Cover Letter  
● Curriculum Vitae or Resume
● Names and contact information for three references 

Review of applications will begin on June 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate. Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman can be found at .

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
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866