Full-Time Lecturer - Department of Chemistry


Founded in 1826, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. With an exceptional record of research achievements, CWRU is associated with 17 Nobel laureates, including the very first Nobel prize winner of the United States in 1907 on the famous Michelson-Morley interferometer experiment for measurement of the speed of light. The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences boasts an engaged student body and outstanding teaching environment for faculty.

We invite applications for full-time lecturer positions starting in Fall 2023. Initial appointment is for one year with possible renewal for additional one-year terms. We are seeking candidates that are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring and service. We are also seeking candidates that are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.

Candidates with a PhD in chemistry and demonstrated excellence in teaching college level chemistry courses in physical, organic or bio-analytical chemistry are strongly encouraged to apply.

A normal teaching load for lecturers is two courses per semester. The expectation for these positions is to teach a combination of physical, organic or bio-analytical lecture and laboratory courses with multiple sections.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, summary of teaching experience, diversity statement and three confidential letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/121657 by April 10, 2023. The diversity statement should address a) How a candidate’s teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. 

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the past ten years, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts and Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 or equity@case.edu to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.