Friday, January 23, 2015

University of Calgary: Tenure-track Instructor, Department of Chemistry

The Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment at the rank of Instructor commencing as early as July 1, 2015.
The appointee will have responsibilities teaching and managing courses in Chemistry, primarily at the first year (general) chemistry level. Experience in teaching organic chemistry is also desirable. Duties will include instruction, as well as course and lab coordination. Experience with, or a desire to, teach chemistry in both the Faculty of Science and Schulich School of Engineering would be considered an asset.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a strong, substantial record demonstrating teaching excellence. Experience in instruction at the first year (general) chemistry level is required, and specific experience in CHEM 201, 203, 209, 211, 213, and/or 357 both instruction and coordination, is an asset. The appointee should have a background demonstrating innovation in teaching and learning, and will be expected to remain abreast of current developments in science, particularly in Chemistry, and in pedagogy, particularly as it relates to instruction in Chemistry.

Details of the Department of Chemistry are available by accessing the Department's URL: http://www.ucalgary.ca/chem/ Qualified applicants should submit prior to the closing date of February 15, 2015 a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, teaching history, and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness), and have three letters of reference sent directly to:

Dr. David Cramb, Head
Department of Chemistry
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Confidential Fax: 403.284.1372
E-mail: head@chem.ucalgary.ca

The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you legally entitled to work in Canada (Yes/No) and are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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