The Search and Screen Committee identifies and evaluates candidates for faculty positions.
Instructor – General and Organic Chemistry. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time and permanent instructor position starting in August 2020 for thhe Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC). The position requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field and experience teaching undergraduate students. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of active learning techniques, among other evidence-based teaching practices. Duties will include teaching Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry at the undergraduate level, coordinating Organic and General Chemistry laboratories, and training and supervision of student and graduate teaching assistants. The ideal candidate is also expected to continue to take an active role in laboratory reform efforts such as designing new laboratory assignments, curricular reform, rewriting/revisions of laboratories manuals, developing potential online/hybrid courses, and pursuing grants for improving laboratory equipment. The candidate is expected to have departmental administration and committee duties as a full-time lecturer and is expected to have full-time presence on campus. FIU offers highly competitive salary, attractive compensation packages, and opportunities for promotion to teaching faculty on renewable contracts.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (519538) at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy, and transcripts (copies are fine for application; official will be required for employment), as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references. Candidates should contact these people directly and have the letters of reference sent directly to: Faculty Search Committee; Attn: General/Organic Chemistry Instructor Search Committee; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FIU; Miami, FL 33199. The search committee will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2019. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 1, 2019. Review will continue until the position is filled.