Minnesota Local Section

Macalester College Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Macalester College Chemistry Department invites applications for a one-year leave replacement position for the spring and fall 2019 semesters. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or ABD in chemistry. This full-time position will involve teaching lecture and lab classes in general chemistry and/or biochemistry, depending on the successful applicant's area of expertise. The position comes with part-time benefits and professional development funds. The Chemistry Department is ACS-approved, committed to excellence in teaching and research, and has seven tenured/tenure-track faculty members.

Macalester College is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, the largest in the Upper Midwest. The Twin Cities have a rich array of educational institutions and cultural resources. Macalester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. More information about the College and the Department is available at www.macalester.edu

Applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation. Submit all application materials via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11615. Please contact Prof. Keith T. Kuwata, Chemistry Department Chair, at kuwata@macalester.edu if you have any questions.

Evaluation of applicants will begin on September 7, 2018, and will continue until we have filled the position. 



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North Central University (Minneapolis) Adjunct Opportunity

 North Central University, a vibrant, Christ-based community in downtown Minneapolis, seeks lecture course instructors and lab instructors for biology and physical science by inquiry courses this fall 2018, to start late August.   Compensation is based on qualifications, including education and experience. The full posting and online application can be found at https://www.northcentral.edu/employment/job-openings/adjunct-science-professor/

Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.A. in biology, chemistry, or related field; Evidence of teaching ability, curricular development, and scholarship; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member; Committed to biblical integration in and out of the classroom.

Course times are as follows:

Biology – T/Th 9:30-10:45 lecture (60 students), Wednesday labs 7:45-8:35, 8:50-9:40, 12:15-1:05, 1:15-2:05 (15 students in each lab)
Physical Science by Inquiry – M,W,F 9:55-10:45 lecture (60 students), Monday labs 7:45 – 8:35, 8:50-9:45, 12:15-1:05, 1:15-2:05 (15 students in each lab)

Please contact Desiree Libengood, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, with any questions. dslibeng@northcentral.edu


University of Wisconsin - River Falls Instructional Academic Staff

The Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls seeks applicants for full-time and part-time Instructional Academic Staff appointments for the 2018-19 academic year to contribute to the teaching of introductory chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, or other courses depending on experience and expertise. The department has 11 full-time chemistry faculty and offers American Chemical Society approved programs in Chemistry, along with programs in Broad Field Science Chemistry Education and Biotechnology. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/CHEM/.

UWRF uses an online application system for Instructional Academic Staff (ad hoc) positions. Qualified individuals must submit applications by going to https://jobs.uwrf.edu. Applicants will create an account and all application materials must be submitted electronically through the online application system. Firefox is the recommended web browser for this application.

Qualifications preferred:

  •  Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field at the start of the appointment. Ph.D. candidates and MS applicants will be considered for part-time appointments.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate students
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Karl P. Peterson, Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry
Review of applications occurs periodically as need arises.  Materials not submitted electronically cannot be considered.

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Year-round arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible from River Falls. UWRF's 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science; and Business and Economics. 

The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu/workhere/