Chemistry - Adjunct

Worcester State University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 5, 2023

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About Worcester State University:

WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college. Of the 13 undergraduate public universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Worcester State University is one of only three to earn the latter distinction, which is largely based on academic quality and student surveys.

Our tag line, "Change the way the world works," speaks to our commitment to graduating students who are not only prepared for work or further study, but who also have learned how they can make a difference. With a marketing slogan of "Academic excellence at an affordable price," the University strives to provide the best academic experience to students from all walks of life.

Job Description:

The Worcester State University Chemistry Department seeks qualified individuals to join our adjunct hiring pool.

Current course offerings are in our organic chemistry sections including:
  • Organic Chemistry in the summer (July-September). (Lecture and Lab, MW 9-5 pm)
  • Organic Chemistry lecture and lab in the Fall. (MWF 11:30 AM-12:20 PM, W 12:30-4:20)
The ideal candidate could be hired for a single section or all sections as per their availability. The department also has multiple openings for teaching General Organic and Biochemistry for non-majors and nursing majors. We are an extremely collegial department and will help with course preparation and materials if the candidate desires.


  1. Master's degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  2. Teaching experience is preferred, at either the college or high school level.
  3. Must have a laptop and reliable internet access.

Additional Information:

Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.

It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online and may do so by visiting, and submitting a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references.

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