Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Job posting: visiting assistant professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

From the inbox: 

The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Texas invites applicants for a post-doctoral teaching and research position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. This non-tenure track position will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years, with a planned start date of September 1, 2021. The primary responsibilities of the position include components of both research and teaching. Research responsibilities include conducting chemistry education research to explore the way undergraduate students interpret, understand, and use chemistry representations. The candidate will closely collaborate with the PI of the Chemistry Education Research Group at the University of North Texas, Dr. Molly B. Atkinson, and will be supervised by the Department Chair. Teaching responsibilities include teaching one course section each Fall and Spring semester within the Department of Chemistry at the undergraduate introductory level (either general or organic chemistry, depending upon the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs).

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to Dr. Molly B. Atkinson (Molly.Atkinson@unt.edu).

Required Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter*
  • A writing sample (e.g., published journal article)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate school transcripts
  • A list of 3 professional references, with their contact information, who are willing to be contacted directly by the PI to request letters of recommendation

*The cover letter should explain the applicant’s interest in this position and why they are a good choice for this position, based on alignment with the required minimum qualifications and any other desirable or preferred qualifications (e.g., past experience relevant to the job responsibilities). The cover letter should also specify when the applicant expects to receive their Ph.D. if they have not yet received it at the time of application.

 Best wishes to those interested. 

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