The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh (Oakland campus) invites applications for three part-time Gen Chem Lab Instructor positions, with anticipated start dates of August 19, 2020. This position is on a 4-month basis, is outside of the tenure stream, and will require administrative and budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin August 3, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. The positions are within the General Chemistry program which has labs that begin at 8:00am, 1pm, and 6pm.
Minimum qualifications: Applicants should have earned a minimum of a bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited university.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants with an advanced degree in an appropriate discipline, with demonstrated awareness of chemical safety practices, and with experience teaching university chemistry laboratories are preferred.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
Applicants should provide a cover letter (one page maximum) that includes a short summary of qualifications, a resume or curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching preparation and experience commensurate with the position (one page maximum). In addition, two persons who can serve as references along with their contact information including email address and telephone number should be provided. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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