Available Faculty Positions

UCF, located in Orlando, is a leading, fast-growing, research-intensive metropolitan university with a diverse student body of more than 64,000 students. The Chemistry Department has productive academic programs including the Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry M.S., Forensic Science M.S., and ACS-accredited B.S. programs in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry.

The Chemistry Department has productive academic programs including the Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry M.S., Forensic Science M.S., and ACS-accredited B.S. programs in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry. The department boasts over 550 undergraduate majors and approximately 110 graduate students. The organic chemistry laboratories enroll approximately 400 students every semester in up to 17 laboratory sections. The Chemistry Department values excellence in teaching and scholarly publication of pedagogical innovation.

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 66,000 students and has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando. UCF is an economic engine, attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information visit https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com.

Available positions:

Instructor or Lecturer, Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to appoint a full-time, non-tenure earning, 9-month organic chemistry lecturer, anticipated to begin Spring 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate, mentor, and develop new methodology for teaching in all organic chemistry laboratories and support the teaching mission of the department as needed. As lab coordinator, the candidate oversees all aspects of the organic chemistry lab, including overseeing weekly lab instructor training, experiment selection and scheduling, and lab manual preparation, among other duties. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to innovate the labs to improve the learning and instruction through all methods including instrumentation. Candidates who have experience in chemistry education research who are interested in continuing study in this area are particularly encouraged to apply. In addition, as a full-time lecturer, they will have administrative and committee duties commensurate with a large chemistry service program at a major university and are expected to have a full-time presence on campus.