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Tenure Track Teaching Faculty Position - Organic Chemistry

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer Potential Security of Employment
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window

Open date: November 18th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Dec 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 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.

Position description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a Tenure Track Teaching Faculty Position in Organic Chemistry.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate Organic Chemistry and related courses, managing undergraduate organic labs, upgrading laboratory and discussion sections, mentoring teaching assistants, assisting in student safety training, and participating in university service and professional activities.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching and service as appropriate to the position. Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion in their application materials, including the Diversity Statement.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation in Organic Chemistry or a closely related field by the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

The PhD (or equivalent) should be conferred by the anticipated appointment start date.

Preferred qualifications

Applicants currently holding the rank of lecturer (or equivalent) are also welcome to apply. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and outreach are desired. Candidates with two year's teaching experience after receiving a PhD is preferred, but not required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - May include, but not limited to detailed teaching experience, teaching philosophy, teaching strategies, career goals as a teacher, and preferred courses to teach (~2-4 pages).

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (~1 page)
    https://education.ucsb.edu/diversity-statement-guidelines

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence - Including this is highly encouraged. This may include but is not limited to student evaluations of teaching performance and teaching-related publications .
    (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - (~1-2 pages)
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Provide the names and contact information for 3-5 references and request letters of reference within the system in order to complete the application requirements.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02053

Help contact: mccoy@chem.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA