University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Instructor or Assistant Professor

 The Chemistry Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown invites applications for a one semester, part-time position in Chemistry at the level of Adjunct Assistant Professor or Adjunct Instructor, depending on qualifications. Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the region’s educational, social, cultural, and economic development, Pitt-Johnstown provides a first-class educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.  Pitt-Johnstown offers a supportive living-learning environment, that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, that is current, and responsive to both our students’ personal and professional needs and the needs of our communities.  Our campus is located on 650 picturesque acres in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, 70 miles east of Pittsburgh.  The Chemistry Department offers a BS in Chemistry and Biochemistry. For more information visit our web site: www.upj.pitt.edu/chemistry

Responsibilities:
Teaching duties include General Chemistry with labs and possibly Preparation for Chemistry – 8 to 10 credit hours total.

Qualifications:
A Ph. D. or ABD in Chemistry preferred, but will consider well qualified MS with teaching experience; a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level; effective oral and written communication skills.  Ability to teach general chemistry and labs should be documented by at least one of the following: letter of reference, peer review of teaching, student evaluations or teaching awards. Screening will begin as soon as materials are received and will continue until position is filled.

Starting Date:  January 2013

Application Deadline: until position is filled.
Application package will include: (1) Letter of application, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of quality teaching, (5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies will suffice for initial screening), (6) statement of eligibility for employment in the United States (if not US citizen), and (7) three current and relevant letters of recommendation mailed directly to the Chair of the Search Committee. 

Send application packet to: 
 Dr. Elisabeth T. Bell-Loncella
 Chemistry Search Committee
 Department of Chemistry
 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
 Johnstown, PA 15904
Electronic applications accepted but not required. Direct questions to etbell@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and Minority group members are invited and encouraged to apply.