Adjunct Chemistry Instructor

55904, Rochester
Oct 26, 2018
Nov 25, 2018
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Part time


The successful candidate has an M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry with knowledge of basic techniques in a chemistry laboratory setting. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required. Experience in laboratory instruction and a commitment to exemplary teaching are preferred. The successful candidate works well in interdisciplinary teams and is comfortable working independently. UMR’s core values are community, respect, diversity and inclusivity, evidence-based decision making, and human potential.

About the Job

The University of Minnesota Rochester ( invites applications for a part-time (.6), one semester, Adjunct Chemistry Instructor for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program, beginning in January 2019. The instructor will teach Chemical Reactivity and General Chemistry labs to first and second year students.

Duties include teaching primarily labs in the area, with the potential to teach other courses as needs and qualifications align.

The instructor will join the Center for Learning Innovation (CLI), an innovative, interdisciplinary department.  The CLI leads the development and teaching of an integrated, writing-enriched curriculum for a baccalaureate degree in the health sciences. It promotes a learner-centered, undergraduate environment in which ongoing assessment informs pedagogical and curricular choices and is the basis for data-driven research on learning.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

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This position will remain open until filled.

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