Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Rutgers The State University
United States

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Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, a list of reference and a sample syllabus.

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Recruitment/Posting Title NTT Assistant Teaching Professor- Chemistry
Department FASC - Chemistry
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University, Camden campus seeks applications for a full-time, 10-month non-tenure track (NTT) Assistant Professor appointment in Chemistry with an emphasis on teaching and coordinating courses in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors enrolled in the Nursing, Allied Health Sciences or Biology Programs. This is a 2-year appointment with possibility of renewal. The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, with possible course releases allowing time for administrative duties.

The Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University-Camden:
The Department of Chemistry (https://chemistry.camden.rutgers.edu/ ) is ACS accredited, with faculty engaged in research, mentorship, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. The department services approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate enrollees in chemistry, biology, physics, nursing, health sciences, and forensic sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available with science faculty affiliated with the center of computational & integrative biology, physics, computer science, mathematics, forensic science and biology.

Responsibilities:
The incumbent faculty member shall:
1. Maintain a rigorous and robust teaching program in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors in nursing, health sciences, biology or forensics
2. Build a robust nationally recognized teaching paradigm focusing on successful implementations of novel curriculum, teaching methodologies, or programs
3. Utilize recognized best practice for science education, including active and experiential learning pedagogies
4. Collaborate with administrators and student advisors from the School of Nursing, Department of Biology, and other relevant programs to ensure assigned courses meet the needs of the relevant Department or Program
5. Be familiar with and teach to the educational requirements and expectations associated with licensure or certification, and develop course content that meets these requirements
6. Under the auspices of the Department Chair, manage and train part-time laboratory staff, lecturers, or teaching assistants in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry Laboratory procedures, methods and instructional practices
7. Aid in the maintenance and management of teaching laboratories and shared facilities, instrumentation and space
8. Aid in the maintenance and management of course scheduling to ensure all Chemistry stake-holder groups are well-represented within the Department of Chemistry
9. Have the opportunity to pursue internal or external funding and publish in peer-reviewed journals
10. Mentor students in independent instruction-based projects related to chemical education

Application Process:
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, a list of reference and a sample syllabus.

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences are the largest academic unit at Rutgers–Camden, delivering a wide array of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences includes three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School.

Rutgers-Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of 6,000 students located in Camden, New Jersey, directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. Our campus is classified as a “Doctoral University: High Research Activity” (R2) institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and it emphasizes civic engagement. As a designated Minority Serving Institution, we particularly seek faculty who can connect with our diverse student population (over 50% racial/ethnic minorities and over 25% first-generation college students). The teaching load for research active faculty is 2-2, and salaries and benefits are competitive.
For additional information about Rutgers University-Camden, please visit https://camden.rutgers.edu/.

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 23FA1211
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Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience
Applicant Requirements:
1. A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field, or an M.S. with at least three years’ professional experience in a laboratory or classroom setting
2. Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry
3. Cognizance of general safety requirements and procedures related to safe handling of chemical and biological materials

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Overview
Ranked #49 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Public Colleges and Universities, Rutgers University–Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of approximately 6,100 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels and 1,100 faculty and staff members. Located in Camden, N.J., directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, the university is uniquely situated to serve the local community while achieving global reach. A U.S. Department of Education-designated Minority Serving Institution, the university thrives due to a supportive culture that helps students achieve their goals and fosters collaboration among employees. Rutgers–Camden is recognized as a national model for civically engaged urban universities and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for a Community Engagement classification. Washington Monthly magazine has ranked Rutgers University–Camden among its “Best Bang for the Buck” universities and best national research universities. Recently, Rutgers–Camden earned Carnegie classification as an R2 research university due to a high volume of internationally recognized research, creative output, and scholarly activity.
Statement
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences are the largest academic unit at Rutgers–Camden, delivering a wide array of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences includes three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School.
Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, a list of reference and a sample syllabus.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/215212
Campus Rutgers University-Camden
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Camden
City Camden
State NJ
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All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample 1
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