The Department of Chemistry at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach two undergraduate level Inorganic Chemistry courses in the Fall 2021 semester. The two classes are Inorganic Chemistry (Chem 61) and the associated lab course, Inorganic and Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory (Chem 63). Candidates interested in being considered for both positions should indicate so in their cover letter.
The first course is Chem 61, Inorganic Chemistry, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10:30AM to 11:45AM
Course description: Chemistry illustrative of the kinds of bonding in inorganic compounds, including discussions of ionic, covalent, electron-deficient, and coordination compounds.
Responsibilities: The instructor is responsible for offering three 50-minute lectures per week, holding weekly office hours for students, and assessing student learning, including preparing and grading exams and homework. All lectures, meetings, and office hours will be conducted in person.
The second course is Chem 63, Inorganic and Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory.
Course description: Experiments include those based on topics in Chemistry 61. Techniques in synthesis, spectroscopy, and reactivity studies. Applications of inorganic compounds in synthesis, catalysis, materials sciences, and biology.
Responsibilities: The instructor is responsible for offering one 50-minute pre-laboratory lecture per week, preparing the laboratory experiments, supervising the laboratory sections, and overseeing grading of laboratory reports, with the help of a teaching assistant. All lectures and laboratories will be conducted in person.
It is Tufts' intent to conduct all courses and labs in person for the Fall 2021 semester. The first day of classes this Fall will be September 8, 2021.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or advanced doctoral training in Chemistry and (for Chem 63) experimental experience in inorganic methods. Prior teaching experience is preferred.
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/87971 . Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation uploaded directly to Interfolio by the recommenders. Please address issues of diversity and inclusion in the cover letter and state your interest for teaching Chem 61, 63, or both courses. Questions about the position may be directed to Justin.Cronin@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
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