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The College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position in the Chemistry Department. This is a full time, non-tenure track faculty position with benefits reporting to the Chair of the Chemistry Department.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• The appointment is 100% teaching, and faculty members are encouraged to use pedagogy that includes active learning, discovery laboratories, cooperative learning, and community building.

• Candidates should have the interest and expertise to teach a variety of chemistry courses (ranging from developmental and technical, to college entry level and baccalaureate level) in an open access college setting.

• Minimum qualification is a Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemistry Education. A Ph.D. is preferred.

• Knowledge of assessment and data-driven decision making.

Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate must:

• Be able to incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and technologies in the classroom.

• Be able to encourage and assist new students to develop skills and confidence.

• Be able to provide a challenging environment for the highly skilled student.

• Possess excellent interpersonal skills.

• Participate in activities for recruiting and retaining students.

Primary responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate, developmental, and technical courses in chemistry.

• Serve as an academic advisor, and participating in related student success activities.

• Participate in recruitment and retention initiatives and activities.

• Participate in the development and implementation of assessment, including learning outcomes at the course, program, college, and university level.

• Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

• Other duties as assigned.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, teaching philosophy and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline for first consideration is Friday, November 21, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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