Position overviewPosition title: Assistant Professor of Teaching (LPSOE) AY
Open date: September 28, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Nov 23, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside announces recruitment for an Assistant Professor of Teaching in Chemistry. Teaching Professors are full members of the Academic Senate and undergo a merit and tenure process that is equivalent to that of ladder-rank research faculty. We seek candidates with a track record that demonstrates a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach Organic Chemistry (experience as an Instructor of record is preferred). We encourage applicants who are committed to inclusive excellence and who value a thriving, diverse and collaborative university culture. This position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Professors in the Teaching series must also engage in service and professional and/or scholarly activities, which may include disciplinary research, chemistry education research, and/or scholarly activities related to curriculum/program development. The Department of Chemistry does not offer a PhD in Chemistry Education, however opportunities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in educational research or scholarship of teaching and learning projects will be available. Appointment, merit, and promotion in the Professor of Teaching series requires, in addition to excellence in teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to research/creative activity in their sub-discipline.
Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a statement summarizing the applicants teaching philosophy and commitment to excellence in teaching, a statement addressing potential contributions to academic diversity, a statement summarizing the applicant's potential for scholarly activity and.or curricular innovations, and letters from three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01798. For additional information, please contact Dr. Matthew Casselman, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2024. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the Faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation.
PhD in Chemistry.
PhD in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Education
Experience as Instructor of Record
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
Statement Summarizing Potential for Scholarly Activity and/or Curricular Innovations
- 3-5 letters of reference required
Please provide the contact information for a minimum of three references and request the confidential reference letters via AP Recruit as part of your application. Instruct your references to also include your teaching skills.
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About UC Riverside
The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.