Job Posting -Non-Tenure Track Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a full time, twelve month, ranked, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor to start Fall 2017 (position number 00052442). A Ph.D. in chemistry is required and prior instructional and instrumental experience is preferred. Duties may include academic advising to undergraduate chemistry majors, coordinating the upper level chemistry laboratories (analytical, instrumental, and physical chemistry) and teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses/laboratories as appropriate.

To apply, applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload online at

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri – Kansas City is one of 18 departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, and one of four National Sciences and Mathematics programs in the College.  It has three internal degree programs:  Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Bachelor of Sciences in Chemistry (ACS approved), and Masters of Science in Chemistry (both thesis and non-thesis).  It is also a participating member of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. (IPhD) program, which provides essentially major and minor disciplines.  The Department typically has 300 undergraduate majors a semester, as well as 30 Masters candidates and IPhD candidates a semester. Therefore, it is one of the largest Departments in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Its missions include research, teaching, and service to The College, University and local area.  The Department’s research areas are extremely broad from development and characterization of bio- and namomaterials to the life and health sciences.

Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has since expanded to two campuses, housing 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “most charming cities,” according to Travel + Leisure magazine. Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.


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