Part-time Faculty Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Full Time or Part Time?
Part - Time
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching
its educational environment and culture through the diversity of
its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing
inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of
its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative
Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse
groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of
diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive
Purpose of Position
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Northern Kentucky
University is seeking to create a database of potential part-time
instructors who are qualified to teach courses in one or more of
the following disciplines:
THERE IS NOT A SPECIFIC POSITION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSTING .
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO CREATE A DATABASE OF POTENTIAL PART -
TIME FACULTY .
While we welcome teaching expertise in all areas, our most common
needs are in the general chemistry sequence ( CHE 120, CHE 120L,
CHE 121L, CHE 121L), physiological chemistry ( CHE 115, CHE 115L),
and organic chemistry laboratory ( CHE 310L, CHE 311L).
Teaching responsibilities involve:
- Teaching a two or three-contact hour course during scheduled
- Creating a syllabus with a timeline of classes for
- Providing times to meet students outside of class (office
hours; virtual or face-to-face).
- Managing course content for students through Canvas
- Managing mid-term and final grades though the MyNKU online
Also, under the direction of the Academic Department Chair and in
consultation with the course coordinator:
• Develop and manage syllabus materials. The faculty is responsible
for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online
discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance
relative to standardized learning objectives.
• Coordinate courseware and curriculum with academic department
chair. The faculty is responsible for reviewing any textbook and
other courseware changes with the academic department chair and
other full-time faculty teaching the course.
• Facilitate class instruction. The faculty is responsible for
teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning objectives
and session plan outlines
• The faculty is expected to administer evaluations of student
performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics.
All course grades must be posted in MyNKU.
All applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree or
equivalent in Chemistry or a closely related discipline.
Please submit your application with a cover letter, vitae, and the
names of at least three professional references.
Any candidate selected for this position will be required to
undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by
Posting Detail Information
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application