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Grandview College Instructor of Chemistry - Fall 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa

Instructor of Chemistry - Fall 2021

Department: Chemistry

Location: Des Moines, IA

Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.

Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.

To learn more about Grand View-s commitment to diversity, and to read our entire Diversity Statement, click on this link:

Instructor of Chemistry

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field

    Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience teaching science courses in a post-secondary setting.

  • Experience with and interest in instrument maintenance including LC-MS, FPLC, ICP and NMR.


  • Teaching 24 credit hours per academic year

  • Successfully engaging with students from a wide range of backgrounds, races, cultures, ethnicities, sexual preferences, abilities, and nationalities in a manner that positively promotes the Chemistry discipline-s impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Participating in the collaborative work of the department including program assessment and the ongoing development of courses and laboratories

  • Maintaining department instrumentation, including instrumentation in advanced laboratory courses. This responsibility requires availability during the summer months.

    Interested candidates should apply via our online application process and include a letter of application that addresses the above requirements, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

    Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.

    A pre-employment background check is required.