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Instructor of Chemistry (#82648) Position Description

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UH Hilo, College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS), full time, general funds, non-tenure track, nine-month appointment, to begin approximately August 2020 pending position clearance and availability of funding. Renewable type appointment contingent upon departmental needs, satisfactory performance, and availability of funding.


Teach lecture and laboratory courses in Introductory and General chemistry; maintain and promote safety in laboratory courses; advise students.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field from an accredited college or university (degree fully completed at time of application). College-level chemistry teaching experience beyond the teaching assistant level.

Desirable Qualifications

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field from an accredited college or university. Demonstrated high-quality instruction of chemistry at the university or college level. Demonstrated high-quality teaching in a multicultural setting. Demonstrated ability to teach lecture and laboratory courses in areas such as organic chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, or environmental chemistry.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

For a complete description, application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for #82648 &/or Instructor of Chemistry. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying.Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Mazen Hamad, 808-932-7198;

Please refer to position #82648 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2019. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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