Lecturer in Chemistry
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a lecturer in chemistry to begin August 2013. The position is a temporary leave replacement funded for two years; continuance for a second year will be contingent on performance in the classroom. A Ph.D. is required and teaching experience is preferred. Primary teaching responsibilities include first semester biochemistry lecture and introductory organic chemistry lecture and lab also other upper-level lab courses will be required, commensurate with background and experience.
Penn State Behrend is a four-year and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,700 students. The four-year chemistry major is ACS-approved. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and general science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area.
Email application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, teaching statement, and arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to BDSOSJobs@psu.edu. Please reference CHEM-C in your subject line.
If unable to submit electronically, applications may be mailed to: Dr. Chuck Yeung, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, School of Science, Department CHEM-C, 4205 College Drive, Erie, PA 16563-0203.
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Part-Time Faculty Positions
The School of Science at Penn State Erie employs part-time instructors in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geoscience, geography, mathematics, and physics. Most part-time instruction is at the introductory college level. Needs depend upon course schedules, enrollments, and faculty leaves, and sometimes arise on relatively short notice. The school will accept applications at any time and keep them on file for consideration should vacancies occur. An M.S. or higher degree is required; teaching experience is preferred.
Send a resume, copies of college transcripts, statement of daytime/evening availability, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of two references to:
Dr. Chuck Yeung, Director
School of Science
Penn State Erie
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-0203
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.