Lecturer in Chemistry
Michigan State University College of Natural Science
United States

Lecturer-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Fixed Term Faculty, Research/Scientific, Union

Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry (www.chemistry.msu.edu) at Michigan State University seeks outstanding candidates for full-time, fixed-term Lecturer positions in Chemistry for recitation and laboratory courses.  These positions are non-tenure track positions for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.  Qualifications include a BS or BA degree in Chemistry or the equivalent and experience in undergraduate chemistry instruction.  Responsibilities of these full-time positions will include instructing and grading sections of an undergraduate chemistry courses, attending lecture, holding scheduled office hours, making examinations and participating in weekly staff meetings. Laboratory sections typically have enrollments of 20-24 students. Each recitation section has an enrollment of approximately 30 students.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or the equivalent and an interest in teaching a diverse population of students in an undergraduate laboratory environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding teaching and mentoring skills, strong content knowledge, and the ability to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment.

Desired Qualifications

Prior teaching experience, which may include work in an instructional support role for undergraduate science courses as a teaching assistant or undergraduate learning assistant.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of 2-3 references

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed as needed.



MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jul 21, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Jul 1, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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