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Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Review of applications will begin April 6th and continue until the position is filled. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Questions can be directed to Dr. Michelle Applebee, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, applebee@elmhurst.edu.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00047P
Position Status Exempt
Reporting Relationship(s) Department Chairperson
Supervisory Relationships
Job Summary

Elmhurst College invites applications for a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with preferred background in Organic, Medicinal or Biochemistry. Candidates should have a commitment to creating inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body.

Essential Functions

. Main teaching responsibilities include introductory courses such as general education courses, general chemistry for science majors, general organic and biochemistry for pre-nursing majors.
. ideal candidate will also be capable of teaching majors-level organic and biochemistry labs and lectures as needed.
. Development of an upper-level elective course in area of expertise may be possible.
. The teaching load is eight course credits per year with lectures counting as 1.0 course credits and labs counting as 0.5 course credits each.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

As assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

. Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential.
. A masters degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. is preferred.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work Hours
Posting Date 03/14/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin April 6th and continue until the position is filled.

Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Michelle Applebee, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, applebee@elmhurst.edu.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
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