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Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Fairfield University's College of Arts and Sciences is soliciting applications from qualified candidates holding Master’s or Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related STEM fields to teach in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Courses taught by adjuncts or visiting instructors are typically for students at the beginning undergraduate level. Instructors are mainly needed to teach sections of General Chemistry and General Chemistry laboratories. Also of immediate interest are instructors who would like to teach courses for non-science-majors, such as Chemistry of Nutrition, Molecules of Life, etc. Classes will preferably be taught during the day, but a few sections of lecture or laboratory are offered in the evenings.

From time-to-time, upper division chemistry courses may be available for adjuncts or visiting instructors with proper qualifications and interests. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have expertise in topics of interest to STEM students that are related to chemistry and biochemistry.


A Master's degree or higher is required.

Application Instructions:

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Please electronically submit your resume and/or CV through Workday, addressed to: Dr. John Miecznikowski, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Fairfield University.


Academic - Adjunct Faculty

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.


The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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