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Temporary Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Salary range: ​Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends upon qualifications.
Percent time: ​Positions may range from part time to full time.
Anticipated start: 7/1/22

Application Window

Open date: April 1st, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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 pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in general Chemistry 2022-2023 during the academic year, including 2022 summer session.

Main duties will include teaching courses in general chemistry and biochemistry, with the possibility of occasional upper-division teaching opportunities.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all requirements for an M.A or M.S. degree in chemistry or a related field

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Degree must be conferred by time of appointment

Preferred qualifications
  • PhD degree
  • The ability to organize and instruct lecture courses in chemistry and organic chemistry
  • Teaching at the college level
  • Experience with large lecture formats (>250 students)
  • Knowledge of open source online content, such as Moodle, and the use of technology in the classroom, such as iclicker
  • High academic achievement, excellent interpersonal skills, exemplary teaching and mentoring is highly desired

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Indicate if interested in summer teaching and or academic year teaching (fall, winter, spring).

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02176

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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (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