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Adjunct Instructor for Chemistry

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2023

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Job Title:                            Adjunct Instructor, Chemistry 

Classification:                    Professional

Division:                             Academic Affairs

Department:                       Department of Chemistry and Physics

FLSA Status:                     Exempt

Reports to:                         Professor and Chair





Conducts University courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.





  • Responsible for teaching during the AY 2022 / 2023.Teaching duties will include CHE 120L Chemistry for Health Sciences Labs

  • Prepares labs for students and conducts them.

  • Grades lab reports and explains the grades to the students.

  • Prepares quizzes, tests, exams and conducts them.

  • Other relevant duties can be assigned.


  • A  Ph.D. in Chemistry (completed by the time of hire).


  • Previous experience with teaching undergraduate labs and familiarity with non-chemistry major students (Biology, Chemistry, Nursing) are advantages.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, effective oral and written communication skills.


  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.

  • Must be able to make decisions supporting the department’s mission and goals.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and projects and prioritize based on departmental functionality.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.

  • Must have interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse organization.

  • Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.




Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including possible evening and weekend work.  The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.





Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, and bend and reach.





The application should include: 

  • A letter of application.

  • A current curriculum vita.

  • Undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice for initial screening).

  • Three references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Other documentation may be requested. 



Lincoln University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


More information about the institution is available through


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