Job Title: Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry (Organic)
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Department of Chemistry and Physics
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Chair and Professor
Conducts University courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teaching duties will include Organic Chemistry I & II and Organic Chemistry labs.
- Prepares labs for students and conducts them.
- Grade lab reports and explain the grades to the students.
- Prepares quizzes, tests, exams and conduct them;
- Other relevant duties can be assigned.
- A PH.D. in Organic 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.
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, bend and reach.
Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions and protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Applicants must submit the following:
- A letter of application.
- A current curriculum vita.
- Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice for initial screening).
- A statement of teaching philosophy.
- Three current and relevant letters of recommendation.