Lecturer & Lab Coordinator in Chemistry (12-month term; renewable)

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh seeks to appoint a full-time
Chemistry Lecturer, for a renewable 12-month contract, outside of the tenure stream, effective
September 2018, and pending budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin on 6
November 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach one large enrollment General Chemistry course
in each of the fall and spring terms and to be the Lab Coordinator of all General Chemistry labs
for fall, spring and summer terms. As Lab Coordinator, the candidate oversees all aspects of the
General Chemistry lab, including overseeing weekly lab instructor training, experiment selection
and scheduling, lab manual preparation, among other duties. The successful candidate will be
expected to continue to innovate the labs to improve the learning and the instruction. In addition,
as a full-time lecturer, they will have administrative and committee duties commensurate with a
large chemistry service program at a major university and are expected to have a full-time presence
on campus. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from an accredited

All application materials should be submitted electronically, as per the instructions found at
https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjAz. Applicants should provide a cover letter, a
curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching preparation and experience, a teaching philosophy
including preferred pedagogical approaches, as well as other concise information (e.g., Peer
Evaluations of Teaching; summaries of Student Opinion Surveys of Teaching; and Syllabi of
courses taught) which the candidate wishes to have considered. In addition, three reference letters
are required. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input an email address, and an
email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the
letters to our system. Visit our web site, http://www.chem.pitt.edu, to learn more about our
department. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled