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Adjunct Professor - Chemistry
DATE:   7/19/2013
JOB TITLE:   Adjunct Professor - Chemistry
JOB STATUS:   PT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   DePaul Hall
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair, Chemistry
DEPARTMENT:   Chemistry
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs
SALARY:   $2100

SUMMARY:
The Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics Department has an opening for Part-Time instructors to teach two sections of Organic Chemistry Lab, Tuesday and Thursday evening classes beginning Fall 2013 semester.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • On a part time basis:
  • Instructs students in specialized and general areas of a broad field of specialization;
  • Assists in the preparation of course outlines, descriptions and lesson plans as required by Department Chair;
  • Prepares and grades tests, work sheets and projects to evaluate students;
  • Maintains a class record and attendance book;
  • Assists students as faculty adviser in problems related to departmental offerings.  Provides tutorial help as required by those students.  Refers students to others for specific problem solving.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Thorough knowledge of subject matter;
  • Good knowledge of teaching techniques and theory;
  • Ability to plan and present instructional material in a clear, logical and concise manner;
  • Ability to maintain proper teacher-student relationship;
  • Sound professional judgment;
  • Initiative and resourcefulness;

 

 


ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:
Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:
  1. Master's Degree, PhD preferred;
  2. Must possess appropriate educational background, experience and a commitment to laboratory safety. 


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The University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, age, marital status, predisposed genetic disorder, Vietnam Era or disabled veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. The University also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment or discrimination. All such discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This policy protects and covers the conduct of all employees, without regard to job title or status. Anyone engaging in the above mentioned conduct is subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge or termination of any other status.

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