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Advanced Laboratory PSOE

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Lecturer position with potential security of employment. This position parallels the tenure-track research faculty series and will involve both administration of upper-division laboratory courses in analytical and physical chemistry and teaching undergraduate lecture courses in general and physical chemistry. The Lecturer with Security of Employment series requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or of pedagogy. We seek outstanding Ph.D.s, with a strong commitment to undergraduate chemistry education, to develop high-quality educational experiences in both laboratory and lecture settings. Grant-writing in support of the acquisition of modern instrumentation and other innovative instructional initiatives will be an important component of this position. Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in the communication of scientific concepts, competitive grant writing, and scholarly publications. Applications should be submitted electronically, and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a description of the applicant’s university-level teaching background and philosophy. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion is also required. Additionally, applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.
Application instructions can be found at Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016. To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting materials should be received by this time. The position will remain open until filled. Information about the department can be found at or you may contact the Chemistry Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, 1102 Natural Sciences II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-2025; e-mail: The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., including complete publication list

  • Statement of Teaching - A description of the applicant's university-level teaching background and philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required