Visiting Assistant Professor of General & Organic Chemistry- 1 year term

  • Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, United States
  • Faculty
  • Regular Part Time

The School of Science and Medicine at Lake Superior State University seeks applicants for a visiting Assistant Professor position in General and Organic Chemistry. This position will begin August 2023.
The successful candidate will provide their academic, laboratory, and professional expertise to course instruction utilizing multiple teaching formats, including lecture, laboratory, practicum and/or online delivery. Instructional duties will include teaching lectures and labs in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and/or spectroscopy courses consistent with areas of expertise. Participation in applied research activities involving undergraduate students is possible, but not required. Leadership opportunities exist for curriculum development that prepares students for graduate and professional school and/or the work force. Information pertaining to the ACS accredited LSSU Chemistry department, including programs in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Cannabis Chemistry, and Forensic Chemistry and the newly updated >$2.8 million instrumental facilities can be found at https://www.lssu.edu/chemistry/.
Sault Ste. Marie is uniquely situated on Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where we share the international border with Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The two cities with a combined population of 100,000 pair the advantages of a larger city with the safety and comfort of a smaller town.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Twelve contract hours of instruction and other assigned responsibilities per semester.
2) Provide a minimum of five hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student support.
3) Optional participation in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to applied research with undergraduates and dissemination of knowledge through publication, community, or faculty presentations.

M.S. in Chemistry or related field.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate level
Ability to teach undergraduate students through classroom and laboratory settings that engage modern pedagogy.
Ability to work collaboratively and productively with both internal and external colleagues.

Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or related field.
Experience teaching with a variety of delivery formats including lecture, online, and/or blended.
Experience with organic spectroscopy (NMR, IR, MS) and/or experience with phytochemical extraction from plant matter.

 

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