Instructor in Chemistry
Ohio State University
United States

Position Information

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Number of Positions- Available 1

University Title -Lecturer

Working Title -Lecturer - Chemistry

Department -Lima Campus

Department Location -Lima

Requisition Number- 462538

Summary of Duties

The Lima campus seeks an Instructor for its Chemistry Program, starting Autumn 2021. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the teaching mission of The Ohio State University and a background in teaching both lecture and laboratory components of Elementary and General Chemistry courses for science majors and non-majors. Collaboration with related lecture course instructors, the laboratory supervisor, and the coordinator for Chemistry is expected. This is an annually appointed position.

The Ohio State University at Lima is one of six campuses through The Ohio State University. Our current enrollment of approximately 1,000 students includes both traditional and nontraditional learners, allowing for small class sizes with approximately 18 students per classroom. Ohio State Lima students earn their degrees from the No. 1 public university in the state, leveraging quality education with the affordability of a regional campus. Ohio State Lima offers the first two years of the Ohio State general education curriculum and 13 programs leading to baccalaureate degrees, including Biology and Zoology. The Ohio State University at Lima’s highest priorities emphasize service to students and creating a community of inclusiveness and excellence. The Ohio State University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Please send a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation to: Melissa Coldiron, Human Resources Business Partner

Questions concerning the job expectations should be addressed to Dr. Mark Kleffner ( Questions concerning the application process and receipt of applications should be addressed to Melissa Coldiron ( For additional information about the Lima campus please see

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Chemistry or an equivalent; ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team; energetic and enthusiastic self-motivator.

Pre Employment Screening

Requires the successful completion of a background check.

Target Salary $42,000.00 - $53,000.00 Annually

Job Category Instructional/Faculty

Job Appointment


Full/Part Time Full-time

Temporary/Term/Regular Temporary

Posting Start Date 10/27/2020

Posting End Date 01/27/2021

Dept Contact Name Kleffner,Mark Alan

Dept Contact Phone 567/242-7215

Faculty Application Instructions

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