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Description: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach two to three chemistry courses per semester. The preferred candidate will be qualified to teach courses in organic chemistry, quantitative analysis, and/or physical chemistry. Other teaching assignments could include a non-majors course for allied health or College Chemistry. The normal teaching load will be 24 semester hours of course-work per academic year. Each course will require the organization and supervision of a two to three-hour lab session per week. Undergraduate teaching assistants are normally available for lower-division laboratory sessions.
Advise chemistry undergraduates in their academic careers. In addition, there is a possibility of advising pre-allied health students (pre-PT, pre-OT, pre-PA, etc.). The successful candidate will assist students to devise class schedules each semester and keep them focused on meeting graduation requirements. For productive advising, this will require maintaining files for each advisee.
Oversee undergraduate teaching assistants and waste management operations. Other duties involved in maintaining normal operation of the laboratory areas may also be necessary. These responsibilities work toward the greater goal of developing and improving the overall quality of the chemistry program.
Serve on at least two college committees, one of which will eventually be the Pre-Professional School Screening Committee. As a contributing faculty member, regular involvement in the college community is highly desirable.
Develop a network of contacts to assist our students in tapping into the wealth of the chemistry community found in the Washington, D.C. area. The end goal for this may include field trips possibilities, internships, and research assistantship for qualified students.
Supports and affirms a culture of distinctive excellence and exceptional service.
Attends University events and, required meetings (including weekly Convocation)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Note: Academic rank will be assigned to the successful candidate and will be dependent on education and experience.
Education and/or Experience:
Primary consideration will be given to individuals with a Ph.D. in organic, analytical, or physical chemistry.
Evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level
Contact:HR7600 Flower Ave
Takoma Park MD 20912
All applicants for this position must apply online at:
or at our general Careers website at www.wau.edu/careers - click on "Employment Opportunities", search for the specific position.