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Position Title: Laboratory Supervisor for General Chemistry

Full-Time, 12-month, Academic and Professional Staff Position, to begin April 20, 2015

Qualifications:  The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science field, chemistry lab experience, commitment to and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate chemistry education, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in lab safety and development with supervisory experience is beneficial. The Department values candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students. 

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will coordinate the laboratory instructors and curriculum for the science/health/engineering-track General Chemistry courses, which typically have 55 laboratory sections per semester. 

Primary duties include assisting/orienting new laboratory instructors, troubleshooting lab setups, maintaining the student lab manuals and stockroom documentation, collaborating with faculty and stockroom personnel to revise the laboratory curriculum, and teaching approximately nine hours of lab courses per week during the academic year. Secondary duties include arranging lab teaching coverage for absent colleagues and maintaining course websites.

Salary:  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  GVSU salaries are competitive with excellent benefits.

Department/Division:  Chemistry/College of Liberal Arts and Science 

How To Apply:  Applications must be submitted on-line at www.gvsujobs.org.  After completing an application form, the on-line system will require each applicant to attach electronically the following Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) documents:

     1)   An application cover letter

     2)   A Curriculum Vita including contact information for three references.

Deadline For Filing Applications:  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at
www.gvsu.edu
GVSU Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution   TDD Callers:  Call Michigan Relay Center at 1-800-649-3777

 
 
 
 
 
 

Position Title: Affiliate Faculty in Chemistry

Required Qualifications and Education: Candidates must have a Master's degree in Chemistry and a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate education.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching lecture and laboratory courses in the full-year general chemistry sequence; additional assignments are possible depending on candidate expertise and departmental needs. The Department values candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students. Affiliate faculty normally teach 24-30 credit hours per academic year. This 9-month, full time appointment will begin August 2015.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. GVSU salaries are competitive with excellent benefits.

Department/Division: Chemistry/Liberal Arts and Sciences

How To Apply: Applications must be submitted on-line at www.gvsujobs.org. After completing an application form, the on-line system will require each applicant to attach electronically the following Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf) documents:

1) An application cover letter
2) A Curriculum Vitae
3) A statement of teaching philosophy

Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by e-mail to chmdept@gvsu.edu using "Affiliate reference letter" as the subject line. Reference letters can also be sent by regular mail to Affiliate Search Committee, Chemistry Department, 312 Padnos Hall, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401.

Application Deadline: Application review will begin October 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
For more information about GVSU, see our website at www.gvsu.edu
GVSU Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 1-800-649-3777