Postdoctoral Position in Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry

Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number F00179
Position Title Postdoctoral Position in Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry
Department Chemistry Department-1093
Job Category Faculty Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Position Details

The Department of Chemistry at Wesleyan University is seeking applicants for a one-year postdoctoral position in the area of Chemical Education. The successful candidate will work closely with the faculty and staff with teaching responsibilities in the laboratory curriculum to design and develop project-based exercises suitable for general chemistry and organic chemistry laboratory courses; implement these exercises in the fall and spring semesters; design and carry out an assessment of the exercises; and disseminate the results both internally and externally. The postdoc will also be responsible for documenting the exercises and training faculty and TAs in their use.

The appointment is for twelve months with a starting date of July 1, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Education, Chemistry, or a closely related field and should have previous experience in the design, implementation, and assessment of project-based learning ideally in the context of a laboratory course. The successful candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of successfully working with diverse student populations.

Management Competencies
Special Instructions To Applicants

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application and (2) a curriculum vitae.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number.

Additional Information

The position will open until filled, but for full consideration applications should be received by March 30, 2018.

For more information, contact Prof. Carlos Jiménez-Hoyos, at

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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