Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Clermont College, Tenure-track, Teaching

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati , OH

ID: 7114251
Posted: October 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

About UC Clermont
UC Clermont College provides student-centered undergraduate education in an open-access, regional college environment. We foster diversity as well as intellectual, cultural, and social development in our community. UC Clermont College has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students and is located in Batavia, Ohio, twenty miles east of the University of Cincinnati’s downtown campus. We offer a variety of associate’s degrees, two-year technical degrees and certificates, and prepare students for transition or transfer into baccalaureate degree programs. UC Clermont’s open-access nature presents a unique opportunity for faculty with a strong commitment to provide a solid foundation for students at all levels to develop their academic skills and reach their educational goals.

Job Overview
To this end, the Science & Health Department at UC Clermont College seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Chemistry at the level of Assistant Professor. The position will begin August 15, 2023, unless otherwise indicated.

Essential Functions
Tenure-track faculty responsibilities include the following:

Teaching twelve (12) credit-hours for each of two primary semesters (Fall and Spring), including lectures and labs during day, and possibly evenings as needed.
Scheduling a minimum of four office hours per week.
Participating in ongoing scholarship/research.
Participating in service to the department, college, university, and community.
All candidates must demonstrate/provide evidence of effective teaching and professional development and must have appropriate degrees awarded by the time of appointment.
Position Description: Selected candidates should expect to focus on teaching first year chemistry courses, including non-majors’ courses, but may be asked to teach other courses included in the chemistry curriculum.
Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry and one (1) year college-level teaching experience as the primary instructor.
The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Background in biochemistry.
Experience in undergraduate research.
Experience in use of innovative instructional technologies.
At least two (2) years of experience teaching a variety of freshman- and sophomore-level chemistry courses in an institution where students have varied interests, degrees of preparation, and aptitude.
Additional Application Requirements
To apply for this position please apply online. Only applications received online will be considered.

All applicants are required to submit:

A cover letter.
Current CV.
Copies of transcript for highest degree held.
Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.
A brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Evidence of excellent teaching effectiveness, including available student evaluations.
Evidence of professional development.
A statement from the candidate describing what diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) means to them; providing specific examples of how they have promoted an inclusive environment in their classrooms (500 words maximum).