Lecturer in Chemistry
Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for the positions of Chemistry Lecturer.
All applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/43887
Description: Laboratory Coordinator/Lecturer in Chemistry to begin August 2018.The primary responsibilities of this position are the management of teaching laboratories and the physical preparation of multiple sections of first and second year chemistry courses, including participation in the development and implementation of a new 200-level laboratory course focused on macromolecules. Management of the teaching laboratories includes supervision of laboratory preparation and undergraduate student workers, equipment maintenance, ordering, and compliance with environmental health and safety. The first semester of employment will be focused on setting up for the new Macromolecules course. Every semester thereafter, the position will include teaching laboratory and/or lecture courses.
Emory University is in the process of implementing an HHMI-funded curriculum redesign including an emphasis on the first two years of the chemistry major. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the laboratory curriculum of the future. In 2016, Oxford opened a state-of-the-art science facility designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM.
A PhD in biochemistry or a closely related area at the time of appointment, with specific laboratory skills in molecular biology including the expression, purification, and characterization of bacterial proteins.
Individuals who have at least two years of experience training undergraduate students in the laboratory, interest in developing discovery-based laboratory experiences for undergraduates, and experience with the characterization of various types of biological polymers are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of reference via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/43887 The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin November 15, 2017.
For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit http://oxford.emory.edu/hiring
The Oxford College of Emory University campus is 36 miles east of Atlanta.
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