We're Hiring: Teaching Assistant Professor



December 21, 2021 | By UNC-Chapel Hill Chemistry Communication

Position Summary 

This position is envisioned as a long-term appointment for an innovative teacher, with an initial appointment term of four years. Teaching responsibilities will include General Chemistry and General Chemistry Labs (CHEM 101/102 and 101L/102L), and one or more of Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 251) and/or Biochemistry (CHEM 430). Qualified applicants will have expertise in teaching large enrollment courses. Applicants will also be expected to be involved in curriculum and laboratory course development, serve on committees, and engage in appropriate departmental activities. 

About the Department of Chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill 

The Chemistry Department is one of the largest and most complex departments in the Division of Academic Affairs. There are 43 faculty members, 44 SHRA and EHRA staff positions, 260 graduate students, 33 postdoctoral research associates, 700 undergraduate majors, and an annual total of approximately 10,000 registrations by all students in classroom and laboratory courses. The Department is housed in five buildings with over 580,000 sq. feet of space. The faculty participate in teaching assignments which involve an average of 200 students per faculty member per semester. The majority of faculty are research active and supervise graduate students working on their Masters or Ph.D. degrees, undergraduate students carrying out independent research and honors programs, research technicians and postdoctoral research associates. Primarily the research is funded by federal and private agencies such as NSF, NIH, Army, Navy, DOE, PRF and involves expenditures of more than nineteen million dollars annually. A total of over thirty-two million dollars from all sources is expended annually in the Department. 

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