Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry
Company: Union University
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry
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Position Title Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry Division College of
Arts & Sciences (DIV) Department Chemistry Location Jackson Job
Adjunct Instructors in the Department of Chemistry have
responsibilities as instructors in undergraduate chemistry
About Union University
Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based
university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The
campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis)
with additional campuses in Germantown, Hendersonville, and
Memphis, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls about 3,200
undergraduate and graduate students from 48 states and 15
countries. Union University stands as a national leader among
colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a
Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked
among the nation's premier Christian universities and has been
recognized as a top-tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S.
News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national
level for undergraduate teaching excellence.
Essential Job Duties
Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry courses
for science majors, courses for non-science majors, and advanced
chemistry laboratory sections on the Jackson, Tennessee,
Other Job Duties Required Qualifications
Appropriate qualifications for chemistry adjunct include at least
an undergraduate degree with a major or minor in chemistry plus
substantial relevant laboratory experience, and knowledge of all
the basic concepts encountered in undergraduate chemistry
Candidate must be able to relate well to students, be able to
clearly explain topics to be encountered in the courses to be
taught, have a good working knowledge of common laboratory
equipment, statistics to the chemical sciences, and a broad
understanding of basic chemical principles.
Preferred Qualifications Christian Requirement
Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active
members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union
University's Identity, Mission, and Core Values, and articulate a
Christian worldview in their work and life. (Union University's
Identity, Mission, and Core Values is a link to
The work performed by this position is of a general office and
classroom nature. While performing the duties of the job, the
employee is regularly required to perform the following:
* Speaking and hearing ability to sufficiently communicate in
person or over the telephone.
* Walk from office to the classroom and from one campus office to
another office/building on campus.
* Spend extended periods of time sitting and standing with
occasional instances of bending and stooping. Classroom and
laboratory settings require periods of standing and sitting for the
duration of class (1 to 3 hours).
* Ability to lift and carry files and materials, handle various
types of media and equipment, occasionally required to lift and/or
move up to 10 pounds, unless otherwise specified.
* Have adequate vision, hearing, and manual dexterity to read words
and numbers and interact with people in person, on the phone,
through a computer, and in writing. Requires the ability to
identify, observe, and assess visual color discrimination and depth
* Ability to reach with hands and arms; use hands to handle or feel
objects, tools, or controls (e.g. mouse, keyboard, telephone, lab
equipment). Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a
computer keyboard and other office equipment.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F041P Special Instructions to Applicants
Documents to Apply
* Curriculum Vitae
* Cover Letter
* Letter of Recommendation
* Media File
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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