Chemistry, Adjunct

University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors and provides graduate programs in biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Engineering and Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an Institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at .

Position Overview:

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty - provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Teach undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in Chemistry, including General Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry.


Qualifications/Experience Required:

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

Master's degree in Chemistry or related field is required. Higher-Education teaching experience is strongly preferred.


Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university, the mission and long term goals of the University. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Adheres to all policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Online applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a list of three professional references with contact information, and transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Luis Montes, Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, at

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