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Chemistry and Biochemistry (Barron County Campus): Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry

UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer
  • Job ID: #19486
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Chemistry and Biochemistry (Barron County Campus): Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry


​​​​​​​The Rice Lake campus of the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire is looking to hire a chemistry instructor with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. This a one-year appointment for the 2023-2024 academic year with the possibility of continuation depending on department needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Science in chemistry or biochemistry by August 21, 2023, is required.  The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of passion for and excellence in teaching undergraduates at the beginning of their college careers.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of undergraduate teaching. Ability to teach undergraduate level biochemistry is an asset.

DUTIES: Ideally, the successful candidate will have 15 student contact hours per semester, which will include a minimum of 7 contact hours for Gen Chem I lecture and lab in fall and 6 contact hours for Gen Chem II lecture and lab in spring.  

DEPARTMENT: The Barron County campus is the newest addition to the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire and houses a multidisciplinary academic department. The successful candidate will have an official administrative home at the Barron County campus with concurrent membership in the Eau Claire campus Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

COMMUNITY:  The Barron County campus, located in Rice Lake, lies in the heart of beautiful Northwest Wisconsin, one hour north of the Eau Claire campus.  Rice Lake has a population of just under 10,000 people and represents the commercial and cultural center for Barron County. Rice Lake and the surrounding countryside feature scenic rivers, lakes, parks, and bike trails.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Chemistry and Biochemistry (Barron County campus): Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry position (Job ID #19486) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. 

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to:

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by August 1, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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