Job DescriptionPosition Summary
This is a permanent lecturer position to begin at the level of lecturer I. Lecturers in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Central Arkansas are responsible for teaching and service and may also contribute to scholarship. State and federal laws and university policy govern this position. The position is non-tenure track. Opportunities exist for advancement to the levels of lecturer II and senior lecturer.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include general chemistry for STEM majors, chemistry for allied health majors, and chemistry for non-science majors as part of UCA’s general education core. Individual experience and training may lead to instructional roles in other chemistry courses. Service is required and scholarship is encouraged.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This is primarily a teaching position. Candidates must be able to
demonstrate effectiveness in the classroom and laboratory
Required Education and/or Experience
Candidates should hold a masters or PhD in chemistry, or a
closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a
PhD and who have demonstrated effective teaching at the
Preferred Education and/or Experience
PhD or Masters degree plus considerable practical experience in the classroom.
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas.
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.