Union College — Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

LECTURER. The Union College Department of Chemistry invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2020. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field and the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be principally in General Education science classes and laboratory courses in introductory chemistry, however the ability to teach in other areas is appreciated. A list of co-curricular responsibilities associated with this position can be found here and includes contributing to and managing introductory chemistry laboratories. 

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applicants from under-represented groups to apply.  Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Our goal is not only to increase diversity, but to support a diverse environment in which people from varied backgrounds can succeed and thrive.  Candidates should share how they can further these goals in their cover letter. The ad for this position can be found here.  

Applications should include a CV and a statement on the applicant’s background and interests in teaching. In addition, we require both graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Please provide names and contact information for these three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. The application deadline is Jan. 19th, but review of completed applications and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Union College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college with particular strengths in science and engineering. Union offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, and life and disability coverage. The Chemistry Department is currently searching for two separate positions. For more information, visit our website.