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Teaching Assistant Professor (Chemistry)

Apply now Department: 3670020070 Chemistry
Job no: 510477
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor beginning with the Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 semesters. The person hired will serve as a full-time Teaching Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department.  This new hire will teach the equivalent of two courses in organic chemistry per semester beginning August 2021. Duties will include preparing lecture materials, delivering lectures to enrolled students, holding regular office hours, developing homework sets, and exams and grading these, along with guiding any graduate or undergraduate students hired to help with grading of homework and exams.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related discipline
  • Experience teaching chemistry at the undergraduate level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training focused on organic chemistry
  • Experience teaching organic chemistry at the undergraduate level

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following document in ONE pdf file:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Full curriculum vitae (CV) including education and work history
  3. Statements of teaching interests and philosophy
  4. Name and contact information for three professional references

Review of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by April 30, 2021


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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