Lecturer Position in General/Organic Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley
Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in general/organic chemistry with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. The appointment is for one year with the potential for annual renewal consistent with University policies. The basic qualification for this position is a bachelor's degree, or equivalent degree, in chemistry or a related field at the time of application. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry or a related field and at least two semesters of post-secondary teaching experience are required by the start date of the appointment.

Lecturer in General/Organic Chemistry
Duties of the position include teaching general/organic chemistry courses, leading weekly reviews, supervising graduate student instructors (TA's) and student laboratory sections and providing exam support for other courses. Additional responsibilities could include the teaching of an advanced laboratory for chemistry majors and curriculum development. Salary is commensurate with experience.

All applicants should submit their most recently updated curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a summary of teaching experience, a teaching philosophy statement, and provide contact information for three references. We will only contact your references if you are being considered for an interview, and we will seek your permission before doing so. Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01622.

All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality prior to submitting their letters.

The position will remain open until filled. Please direct questions to Lauren Nakashima (ltnakashima@berkeley.edu).

UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family. The Department of Chemistry is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.

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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.