Adjunct Faculty CHEM 104L-01

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Adjunct Faculty CHEM 104L-01

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jun 1, 2021

Description: Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Organic Chemistry I Laboratory, as the first course of a two-semester sequence, introduces organic structure and bonding; structure and reactivity of alkyl halides, alkenes, and alkynes; reaction mechanisms; and structure determination by IR, NMR, and other methods. The lab (Chem104L) emphasizes the basic experimental methods for reacting, isolating, purifying, and identifying organic compounds. Students focus on careful experimentation, hands-on skills, detailed record-keeping, and thorough analysis of results.

This lab meets in person on Monday from 1:00 - 5:00 pm during the 2021 fall term.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or related area preferred, should have a successful record of teaching experience at the undergraduate level and familiarity with online/hybrid instruction.

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