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Instructor in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Genetics

Arizona State University
Glendale, Arizona
Closing Date
Applicant review will begin June 24, 2019 and every two weeks thereafter until August 15, 2019.

The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences is seeking full-time, non-tenure track Instructors to teach Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Genetics. This position is located in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (NCIAS), ASU, West campus.

Essential functions:

  • Teach, prepare syllabus, appropriate course goals and objectives, and lesson plans;
  • Evaluate and select course materials and other teaching materials;
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments;
  • Administer written mid-term and/or final exams;
  • Hold regular office hours.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent through experience, in a related field (Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Forensics, Geology, Life Sciences, Microbiology or similar) by time of appointment;
  • Record of successful teaching of undergraduate courses related to the course subject at the college or university level or equivalent post-baccalaureate experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in online instruction;
  • Record of teaching excellence;
  • Doctoral degree preferred.

To Apply

Email application to mns [at] asu.edu. Please reference JOB ID# 12926. Complete applications must include a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, CV/resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. This requested should be contained in a single attachment. Only electronic applications will be accepted for this position.

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed on an on-going basis.  ASU does not pay candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated by the department at the time of call for interview.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful outcome (as determined by the university) of the pre-employment screening activities, including a criminal history check (or a fingerprint check), under Arizona Board of Regents policy 6-709.

A verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications is also required.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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