Part Time Faculty – Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (Fall 2018)

Syracuse, New York, United States
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Job #: 073946

Location: Center for Science and Technology

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours

As determined by department chair

Job Type: Part-time

Rank: PTI/Adjunct

Campus: Syracuse, NY

Unionized Position Code: UA

Job Description

The Chemistry Department at Syracuse University is seeking to hire a part-time instructor to teach CHE 276 – Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (2 credits) during the fall of 2018 (August 29-December 14, 2018). This course is contingent upon successful enrollment.

Course description: Laboratory to accompany CHE 275. Experiments illustrate modern laboratory techniques in organic chemistry, with an emphasis on basic separations, purifications, and analysis of experimental data. Introduction to organic synthesis. Prerequisite: CHE 117 or CHE 139 or AP CHEM exam score min 5. Corequisite: CHE 275

The lecture associated with this laboratory is scheduled on Wednesdays from 3:45-4:40pm. Laboratory classes are staffed by teaching assistants and take place at various times during the week (Monday through Friday).

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required in order to be considered for this position.
  • Experience with teaching organic chemistry lab preferred.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • The duties associated with the teaching assignment include:
  • Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
  • Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.
  • Meeting all designated class periods.

Responsibilities

  • Submitting completed final grades according to University regulations.
  • Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
  • Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
  • Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
  • Provide classroom-based instruction.
  • Assess student learning.
  • Maintain a professional educational environment.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics, distinctive offerings and an undeniable spirit. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

Our student population includes nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. Our proud commitment to veterans and their families is unrivaled in higher education. Home to 11 schools and colleges, Syracuse University blends the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of professional programs. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Sport and Human Dynamics, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

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