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Adjunct of Chemistry

at St Edward's University

Posted: 2/24/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 854078
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online, temporary

Job Description

  • Chemistry
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Part Time

Adjunct Teaching Position
Department of Chemistry
School of Natural Sciences

St. Edward's University invites applications for an adjunct faculty appointment to teach one or more sections of chemistry lecture and/or lab courses. The Department of Chemistry routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously open and qualified persons will be selected to teach undergraduate courses/labs as the need arises. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.


Responsibilities

Immediate-Spring 2019: The Department of Chemistry is looking for a position to teach a Wednesday (530-820PM) General Chemistry laboratory.

Continuing need: Teaching one or more sections of chemistry lecture and/or lab lower division courses in analytical, general and organic chemistry. Laboratory courses typically run between 2PM and 8PM in three-hour intervals. Availability for both afternoon and evening labs is preferred. Lectures vary in time but are mostly taught during the day.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in chemistry required. Prior teaching experience is preferred. The department is committed to broadening the participation of under-represented groups in STEM fields. We seek candidates interested in promoting meaningful interactions between students and faculty that help our majors develop both knowledge and confidence in the professional practice of science regardless of their background or outgoing career trajectory. Successful candidate must complete an employment

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

 

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

The School of Natural Sciences has brought more than 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space online at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also recently acquired the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000+ acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry, a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, a B.S. degree in Forensic Chemistry, and a B.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry.

 

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We currently are not offering sponsorship at this time.

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Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 

Posted: 11/20/2018
Reference #: J18086