School of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor in Chemistry

School of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Bridgeport invites applications for a visiting appointment in Chemistry commencing Fall 2014. A Ph.D. in Chemistry with specialization in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related field is required.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School of Arts and Sciences and the University through teaching, scholarship, and service activities. Teaching activities will support and develop general, organic and biochemistry courses related to health sciences as well as those related to traditional science programs. Scholarly activities will include research in their area of expertise as well as conducting undergraduate research. Active participation in School and University wide committees and academic advising will be part of the service component.

We invite applications from candidates that have demonstrated strong commitment to teaching undergraduate courses to students with different cultural and economic backgrounds, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate should have experience in the use of teaching technologies, such as cooperative and hybrid learning methods.

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, a current resume or curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least 3 references), statement of teaching philosophy (one-page) as well as any other document that supports excellence in teaching General/Organic Chemistry, either electronically or by mail to:

Department of Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Bridgeport

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Fax: (203) 576-4601

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