Chemistry Lecturer
Deadline for Applications is 06/17/2020

Code: 16475 Posted: 05/14/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Chemistry Lecturer.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching introductory chemistry courses with an emphasis in the design of new experiments to meet student learning objectives, the use of high impact practices in the classroom, and the coordination of instructional resources. Service includes participation in outreach and retention initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

Teach Introductory Chemistry Courses

  • Expected to design, implement and assess new experiments for general chemistry laboratory.
  • Expected to design or utilize high impact teaching practices in the classroom and generate assessments for their efficacy
  • Expected to coordinate policies and procedures for multi-section courses
  • Expected to coordinate instructional resources and supplies for alternate instructors in multi-section courses
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Service to Department, College and University

  • Working with college and university outreach coordinators design, lead and assess outreach and retention initiatives.
  • Participate in program assessment.
  • Participate in regular department, college and university meetings
  • Essential Knowledge And Abilities
  • Candidate must have a demonstrated broad knowledge of chemistry and experience in assessing student learning.
  • Candidate must be able to use learning management systems, computers, printers, data projectors and instrumentation associated with instructional classrooms and labs.
  • Candidate must be able to work safely with a variety of laboratory chemicals, cleaning supplies and hazardous waste.
  • Candidate is not responsible for money, university funds or accounts which hold financial information.

Ergonomic Requirements:

Extensive work at computer, laboratory workbench; sitting and standing for long periods of time; lifting and manual dexterity as needed for teaching and research; handling instructional models.


Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Candidates must hold a minimum of master’s degree in chemistry earned prior to august 17, 2020.
  • Candidates must have instructional experience in higher education beyond serving as a teaching/laboratory assistant.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated broad knowledge of chemistry (commensurate with teaching general chemistry)
  • Candidates must have experience working effectively with culturally diverse populations.
  • Candidates must have experience with pedagogical best practices including assessment
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Graduate School transcript
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Contact information for three professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday June 15, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 06/17/2020

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