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How to Apply

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence as a single .pdf document to Amy Rice at  Additionally, have two (2) letters of reference in support of your application sent electronically to Amy Rice at

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry is seeking Lecturers to teach the following courses: Chemistry 126 – Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Compounds; Chemistry 215 – Structure & Reactivity II; and, Chemistry 483 – Advance Methods in Physical Analysis. 

The appointments are for Winter Term 2019 only (January 1 – May 2).  The postions are at 33.33% effort.

Terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization.

Required Qualifications*

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related field.  Preference will be given to candidates who are Research Fellows in good standing in the Department of Chemistry or the Program in Biophysics.  Qualified candidates should be fluent in the area of expertise and exhibit evidence of excellent teaching skills.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Application deadline is November 21, 2018.

Selection Process

Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Only complete application packets will be reviewed.  The hiring decisions will be announced by December 3, 2018.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.