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Assistant Lecturer - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Apply now Job no: 496301
Work type: Faculty - Regular
Location: Main Campus - Academic
Categories: Full-Time, Academic

Title: Assistant Lecturer - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department Org: Chemistry - 101230

Employee Classification: F5 - Faculty Lecturer 9 Month

Bargaining Unit: Am. Assoc. Univ. Professors

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Posted Salary: 46,000


Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Toledo invites applications for a Lecturer position to teach undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses primarily in the first- and second-year chemistry program covering topics in general and organic chemistry. Persons with experience or interest in developing laboratory curricula, and persons with experience in teaching environmental chemistry, are also encouraged to apply.  A Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field is required.  The successful candidate will begin their appointment August 2024.

The University of Toledo is a comprehensive state institution with an enrollment of approximately 16,000 students located on an attractive suburban campus. The University offers competitive salaries and generous benefits. Further information is available at http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/chemistry/. 

Applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service.  In this statement, the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences and vision regarding how their values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff as a single PDF file to https://jobs.utoledo.edu.

Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to utchem@utoledo.edu. Priority review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.


Minimum Qualifications:


• Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related discipline

Communication and other skills:

• Ability to generate enthusiasm and engage students in the classroom environment
• Ability and enthusiasm to work with colleagues in a team setting for teaching multi-section classes and curricular projects


The University of Toledo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community to all members, regardless of their race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.  As part of this commitment, we require that all applicants for faculty positions include a personal statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service.  This statement should be an original personal statement in which the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences regarding how their own values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff.


Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 12/11/23