Monday, April 29, 2024

Position Details

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa invites applications for visiting instructor (VI) positions beginning August 2024. The initial appointment is for one semester and will be reviewed for renewal subject to need and performance review. View the Chemistry TA Handbook for the job description (page 9) and insight into the expectations of the position.

  • Contract Dates
    •  Fall 2024, Wednesday August 21 - Tuesday December 26
    • Orientation, Wednesday (Zoom), Thursday & Friday (In person) August 21-23
    • Scheduling, Wednesday August 21 (Zoom)
  • All VIs are expected to attend orientation and participate in scheduling
  • All instructional offerings will be in person with some consideration for hybrid office hours
  • All weekly staff meetings and lab practices are mandatory and are typically held on Friday afternoons
  • The AY25 CLAS salary for full time (20 hours/week) non-degree seeking post BA/BS/MS VIs is $11,201 per semester, or half rate for half time.
  • Salary will pay out in 5 equal payments with the first payment being September 1
  • Contracts are renewable per semester

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to excellence in undergraduate chemistry education
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • A degree in chemistry or related field with successful completion of chemistry coursework beyond introductory chemistry

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of University of Iowa web applications such as ICON

Application Instructions

Fill out the application form and return to Shonda Monette via email along with your transcript(s) and CV. Once we review your documents, we'll be in touch. 

Please also confirm your preferences so we can prepare for Fall 2024 TA needs:

  • 10, 20, 30, or 40 hours per week (if preference is for >20 hours/week, the salary is adjusted relative to the salary schedule above)
  • Are there any planned multiday absences to consider?