TITLE: Chemistry Faculty
SUMMARY OF POSITION: This 1-year, annual contract position provides expertise in chemistry to the Department of Natural Sciences and to related departments and programs, participates in appropriate professional development, provides service to the university, and serves as a local expert in the area of academic expertise for the citizens of western North Dakota.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Department Chair
• M.S. in Chemistry or closely related field (from a regionally accredited institution)
• Knowledge in general chemistry and analytical chemistry
• Laboratory skills appropriate to specific area of expertise
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Organizational and prioritization abilities; detail-oriented work style
• Completed or ABD Ph. D. in Chemistry or closely related field (from a regionally accredited institution)
• College teaching experience
• Ability to integrate technology in educational settings
COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $32,000 - $35,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. And a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, TIAA retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.
LOCATION: Dickinson, ND
STARTING DATE: August 17, 2020
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
80% Teaching Effectiveness
• Teaching effectiveness includes, but may not be limited to the following:
o Teach assigned class load.
o Make appropriate preparations for the semester including syllabus preparation, preparation of lecture/class materials, preparation of tests, and assignments as appropriate, assessment of student learning outcomes, revision of course material when needed, and preparation of academic reports.
o Act as a professional role model for students.
o Communicate effectively with students.
o Be punctual and utilize class time effectively.
o Stay current in field of expertise.
o Be available to students and provide assistance as needed.
10% Scholarship Activities and Self-Improvement
• Scholarship activities and self-improvement includes, but may not be limited to the following:
o Evaluate and select material for classroom activities.
o Review professional curriculum material.
o Professional reading and/or research for self-improvement and effectiveness.
o Work toward advanced degree, continuing education, including experiential learning.
o Participate in professional organizations.
o Attend and present at conferences, workshops, conventions and seminars.
10% On-Campus Contributions to the University
• Activities may include, but are not limited to:
o Serving on campus committees and councils
o Conducting and/or assisting at clinics, workshops, camps, etc.
o Supporting DSU’s continuing education-outreach efforts
o Attending university functions
o Advising student organizations
This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.
Band: 2000 Faculty
Term: 9 months (approximately August 16 – May 15)
Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, exempt (from FLSA overtime)
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications will be reviewed as received. The position will remain open until filled.
Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, specifically including contact information for three (3) professional references, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, a current C.V., and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts by the date stated above.
For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476
Applicants who are eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire; sponsorship will not be considered.
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