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Part Time Faculty|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Chairperson of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics|
Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics|
Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics has openings for part-time
instructors to teach organic chemistry laboratory sections in fall 2018 and
laboratory experiments, instruction, and grading responsibilities in collaboration
with chemistry department faculty and staff.
and grade laboratory quizzes and reports in a timely manner, maintain course
grades, and provide feedback to students.
a safe laboratory environment including a clear understanding of, and
compliance with, the University Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP). Properly manage and dispose of chemical
wastes in accordance with the CHP and federal/state/local regulations.
available for students by email or appointment to help them with any specific concerns
associated with laboratory course content.
with the faculty course coordinator to ensure the content, expectations, and
grading is consistent between laboratory sections.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
knowledge of subject matter and expertise in the handling of the chemicals,
equipment, and instrumentation used in the organic chemistry curriculum;
to plan and present instructional material and laboratory techniques in a
clear, logical and concise manner;
to use sound professional judgement and maintain proper teacher-student
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks involving
working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator,
cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to be able to
perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or
degree in chemistry, or a chemistry subspecialty, with demonstrable knowledge
and training in organic chemistry laboratory theory and techniques.
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