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Instructor - General or Organic Chemistry at University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina

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Instructor - General or Organic Chemistry




College of Arts and Sciences


CAS Chemistry and Biochemistry

Advertised Salary Range:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

9 months

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Professional Track

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About University of South Carolina:

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor's degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service - helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

Inclusive Excellence Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Advertised Job Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a national leader for teaching, research and innovation in the fundamental chemical and biochemical sciences that are helping shape America's future. The faculty of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at the University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, invites applications for a full time, professional-track position at the rank of Instructor to begin August 16, 2024. The position is a 9-month appointment This is an annual appointment that may be renewed contingent upon Dean's approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

The successful candidate will teach 4 chemistry courses per semester (8 courses total per 9 month appointment) or the equivalent in chemistry labs (10 per semester to include preparation and upkeep). This would include Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry II or equivalent labs. The instructor will also provide support to other lecture or lab programs as necessary.

Required Education and Experience:

Candidates must have a Master's degree in Chemistry with three years of teaching experience to include general chemistry, organic chemistry and chemistry for non-science majors. Candidate degree required by the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. preferred.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

All applicants must apply online at USCJobs at
. Applications must include: (1) a cover letter that describes their teaching interests and any scholarly activities, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and email addresses of 3 references. Please be aware that 3 Letters of Recommendation will be requested at a later date.

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Monique Daniels, Chemistry HR Representative (

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or regulations.

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