Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Teaching at University of California, Riverside

Dear CER Community-

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside
announces recruitment for an *Assistant Professor of Teaching in Chemistry*
with the potential for security of employment. Teaching Professors are full
members of the Academic Senate and undergo a merit and tenure process that
is equivalent to that of ladder-rank research faculty. We seek candidates
with a track record that demonstrates a commitment to excellence in
teaching and the ability to teach Organic Chemistry. We encourage
applicants who are committed to inclusive excellence and who value a
thriving, diverse and collaborative university culture. This position
requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Professors in the Teaching series must also
engage in service and professional and/or scholarly activities, which may
include disciplinary research, chemistry education research, and/or
scholarly activities related to curriculum/program development. The
Department of Chemistry does not offer a PhD in Chemistry Education,
however opportunities to mentor graduate students in educational research
or scholarship of teaching and learning projects will be available.
Appointment, merit, and promotion in the Professor of Teaching series
requires, in addition to excellence in teaching and service, that the
candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to
research/creative activity in their sub-discipline.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a statement
summarizing the applicant's teaching philosophy and commitment to
excellence in teaching, a statement addressing potential contributions to
academic diversity, and letters from three professional references. All
application materials must be submitted electronically through AP Recruit
at: For additional information,
please contact Dr. Matthew Casselman, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail
contact: *Review of applications will begin
December 1, 2022*, and will continue until the position is filled.
Anticipated start date is July 1, 2023. Salary is commensurate with
education and experience. Advancement through the Faculty ranks at the
University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based
evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial
peer input.

The University of California is a world-class research university with an
exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly
linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and
first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a
preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The
University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a
community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of
knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all
individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work
and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence,
harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy: As a
condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University
of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered
Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if
applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption,
Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no
later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees
must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine
no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and
provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their
first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for
Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date
of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose
additional requirements

Best regards,

Matthew Casselman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Teaching
UCR Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Riverside