Instructor/Lecturer/Biochemistry and Organic

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Ruston, LA

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for an instructor or lecturer position in Chemistry. The hire will have expertise in biochemistry and organic chemistry, especially in teaching laboratory sections. The position includes setting up and teaching labs, maintenance and care of laboratory instrumentation, and associated tasks. The position may include teaching lectures in general, biochemistry, or organic chemistry.

Louisiana Tech University has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Chemistry is part of the College of Engineering and Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/). To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Instructor candidates must have earned a Master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Lecturer candidates must have an earned doctorate in chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have strong teaching skills, display a commitment to high quality professional service, and will actively participate in college responsibilities.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2020.

How to apply

To apply, send curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, a copy of graduate transcript(s), and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to [email protected] with the subject line “Last Name, First Initial – Instructor/Lecturer.”

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

As a selective admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners.