Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. This is a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment with a starting date of August 1, 2021; possible annual renewal for up to an additional two years contingent on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Responsibilities in include organic chemistry laboratory instruction and curriculum development; supervision, mentoring, and training of Teaching Assistants; and supervision of laboratory technician(s). The instructor will serve on departmental committees and will advise the Department Chair, Executive Director and Undergraduate Chair on matters related to the coursework described. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, a strong interest and demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development, and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.

The Department is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and under-represented communities.

Applicants should supply a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three individuals who will provide a letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation to the website. Review of applications will begin March 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Chemistry is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a diverse faculty. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.