Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer (3-year position)
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Chemistry
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university with an ACS-approved undergraduate program, seeks a full-time, fixed-term academic year adjunct lecturer (non-tenure track), for a three-year term beginning in Fall 2017. The selected candidate will be required to teach the equivalent of seven quarter-long courses per year, with the courses being selected from a combination of lecture and laboratory sections in general chemistry, organic chemistry, chemistry for non-science majors, instrumental analysis, biochemistry, and other courses as may be assigned. The successful candidate will teach at least one course each quarter (fall, winter & spring.)
Salary: $56,245 59,605 per year depending on teaching experience; benefits eligible.
Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry is a minimum qualification required for this position. Prior teaching experience at the university level is strongly preferred. Experience teaching biochemistry at the university level is highly desirable.
Duties include but are not limited to:
A. Planning and teaching lecture and/or laboratory sections selected from among Chemistry and the Environment (Chem 1); Chemistry: An Experimental Science (Chem 5); Chemistry for Teachers (Chem 19); General Chemistry (Chem 11, and/or 12, and/or 13) Organic Chemistry (Chem 31, and/or 32 and/or 33); Bioinorganic Chemistry (Chem 101); Instrumental Analysis (Chem 111); Biochemistry I and II (Chem 141 and 142); or other courses as assigned. Specific assignments will be made according to the academic qualifications of the individual and programmatic need. Core courses must be taught from approved syllabi.
B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including
1. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students;
2. Holding at least three weekly office hours on campus;
3. Attending meetings of general chemistry laboratory instructors when held (usually once a month);
4. Submitting student grades to the lecture instructor by the designated deadline, or to the Office of the Registrar by the published deadlines;
5. Administer numeric and narrative course evaluations to students in all courses;
6. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Close Date: 5/10/2017
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit the following materials: (1) Letter of application that addresses experience or interest in working with people of diverse cultures and identities (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Copies of undergrad and graduate transcripts (4) Three reference letters which will be automatically solicited via the system
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at http://www.scu.edu/cs/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.
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