Lecturer - Chemistry
Deadline for Applications is 01/16/2022

Code: 17806 Posted: 11/22/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

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Position Title: Lecturer - Chemistry

Employment Type: Full-Time Academic Staff

Reports To: The lecturer reports to Chemistry’s Department Chair, who acts on behalf of the Department’s Executive Committee, and the position reports to the Dean of CNHS.

The Chemistry Program offers an array of B.S. concentrations in Chemistry emphasizing biochemistry, pre-health, business and natural products in addition to an ACS approved concentration. The Department is strengthened by its ties to local industry, access to a wide array of instrumentation including GC-MS and LC-MS, and close relationship with the Departments of Biological Sciences, Geosciences and Math/Physics within the College.  

Pay Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, lecturer position to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will teach first-and second-year chemistry (general, inorganic, and organic) courses - lectures and labs based on expertise, participate in the on-going assessment and revision of these courses, and coordinate the instruction one or more first-year labs.  The academic year teaching load is 30 credit hours, or equivalent.  Service will include participation in Department and College meetings, and outreach and retention initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Job Responsibilities

90% Teaching: First-and second-year lecture and lab courses (general, inorganic, and organic) based on professional area of expertise; on-going assessment and revision of courses taught; coordination of one or more first-year lab courses.

10% Service: Participation in meetings, Department and College outreach and retention initiatives. 



  1. Minimum degree requirement: Masters in chemistry or related field
  2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and in the assessment of student learning.
  3. Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment and with a diverse population.
  4. Ability to use learning management systems to foster student learning.   
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
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Teaching Evaluations 

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday January 16th, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

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.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 01/17/2022

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