Job Vacancy Full-time Lecturer in Chemistry: General Chemistry University of Vermont

Job title: Full-time Lecturer in Chemistry: General Chemistry

Company: University of Vermont

Job description: Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice. Advertising Copy

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer, to start in the fall semester of 2022. This position is for Academic Year 2022-23, with anticipated renewal.

We seek a creative, professional chemist with a passion for teaching and demonstrated effectiveness in communicating science in the classroom. Familiarity with new pedagogy and technology is desirable. Applicants will be expected to teach several large lecture classes in General Chemistry to first-year students and to develop smaller elective courses in a specific sub-area of chemistry.

Candidates with backgrounds in environmental chemistry or biochemistry are of particular interest, but exceptional candidates in any area of chemistry will be considered. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is expected. UVM recently completed the construction of a $104 million STEM complex, with new teaching and research facilities as well as new offices and lecture halls. Candidates must apply online at

Application Process: Review of applications will begin February 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Please apply online at

Anticipated start date is August 22, 2022.

To receive full consideration, applicants must submit:

  • a cover letter including a description of how the candidate will contribute to the .
  • a curriculum vitae (CV)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • contact information for three professional references.

For more information about the position, please address questions to [email protected]

UVM is especially interested in scholars who can contribute to the College of Arts and Sciences diversity plan, which was designed in part to ensure faculty, students, and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at the University of Vermont. In fact, UVM holds that diversity and academic excellence are inseparable. Read UVM’s and . The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

The UVM Chemistry Department has an active graduate program composed of approximately 45 PhD students. Research spans the range of the core disciplines and our faculty enjoy international reputations. The Department is composed of award-winning faculty, lecturers, and inspired students who work together to answer some of our world’s biggest questions.

For more information about the department, see:

UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, which is rated as one of the best small cities in the country. The greater Burlington area has an increasingly diverse population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shore of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. It is a great place for families, with excellent public schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three independent colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal, Canada and Boston are within easy driving distances.

Job Open Date 01/31/2022

Job Close Date


Position Information

Posting Number F2125PO

Department Chemistry/52090

Advertising/Posting Title Full-time Lecturer in Chemistry: General Chemistry

FLSA Exempt

Position Number 00020228

Employee FTE 1.0

Employee Term (months) 9

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents * Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Diversity Statement
  • Teaching Statement

Optional Documents * Other Document (1)

  • Other Document (2)
  • Other Document (3)

Expected salary:

Location: Burlington, VT

Job date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 01:52:10 GMT

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