Lecturer, Chemistry

West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Job description

Department: Chemistry And Physics

Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Lecturer in Chemistry. This opening is for the 2018-2019 academic year and is a one-year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.

The candidate would be expected to: teach 12 credits per semester of undergraduate chemistry lecture and laboratory courses with particular emphasis on the Organic Chemistry laboratory, and contribute to department and University service; demonstrate disciplinary currency.

The Department of Chemistry and Physics, which offers an ACS certified degree in chemistry, includes 15 full-time faculty and two and a half support staff and serves approximately 500 undergraduate seeking degrees in chemistry, biology, and medical laboratory science.

For additional information about the department, please go to: https://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-science/department-of-chemistry.aspx

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:

Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely-related field. Experience teaching chemistry at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience coordinating an organic laboratory course with multiple sections.


Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The Universitys welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouths faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The Universitys 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the Universitys student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the Universitys gatesfrom Asbury Parks legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Banks theater and dining hub, to Long Branchs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Reports Best Colleges, The Princeton Reviews The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazines Best Colleges for Your Money.

How to apply

Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Closing Date: 5/27/2018

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools.