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Lecturer Positions in General and Organic Chemistry, 2018 - 2019

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 18th, 2018
Next review date: August 20th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: August 20th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA seeks applications for two temporary lecturer positions in General and Organic Chemistry lectures and laboratories during the upcoming academic year.

Recruitment Period: July 18, 2018 through August 20, 2018.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LECTURER- Fall 2018 (September – December), Winter 2019 (January – March), and Spring 2019 (April-June)

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions in the areas of Organic Chemistry Lectures and Organic Chemistry Lab Courses for the Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019 Quarters. Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, and supervising teaching assistants for the courses. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent discipline and have significant experience and strong record in teaching organic chemistry at the college level.

Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (max 1 page), and should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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