UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus
Full Time, Administrative
- Official Title: Assistant Professor
- Job ID: #20187
- Date Posted:
- Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
Chemistry and Biochemistry (Barron County Campus): Assistant Professor
POSITION: The Rice Lake campus of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is looking to hire a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The ideal candidate will have experience and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and an interest in working on a small multidisciplinary campus.
Candidates must have the ability to teach General Chemistry lecture and laboratory. Ideal candidates will be able to teach introductory biochemistry (100-level). The candidate will have the opportunity to teach additional non-majors courses in their area of interest.
This appointment begins August 22, 2024.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field by August 21, 2024, is required. ABD applicants will be considered but must complete the terminal degree by August 23, 2025. Candidates must have the ability to teach General Chemistry lecture and laboratory. 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, especially experience teaching 100-level biochemistry.
DUTIES: The successful candidate will have 12 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. Ability to teach undergraduate level biochemistry is an asset. Faculty at UWEC-BC also teach at-risk students at the Eau Claire campus as part of the Launch program. "The successful candidate will engage in service to the Department, College, University, and/or community, and contribute to UW-Eau Claire's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI).
DEPARTMENT: The Barron County campus is the two-year campus of 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: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/. 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): Assistant Professor position (Job ID # 20187) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.
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- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Statement of teaching philosophy
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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by November 15, 2023. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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