Adjunct - Chemistry

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Adjunct - Chemistry

Position Type:

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

OSU Campus:




Location Address:

900 N. Portland Ave,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Evan Burkala

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

700.00 - 700.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends

Job Summary:

Job Description:

To develop, in each student, the skills of critical thinking and to help students learn chemistry presented to them in order for that student to become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain student and course records.

Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.

Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.

Provide continuing education experiences for the community.

Completes all mandatory training.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.This position is for Spring Semester 2021

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


Master’s degree in subject area required, or Master’sdegree + 18 graduate credit hours in subject area required, or Bachelor’sdegree plus industry certification/experience for technical program facultyonly


Musthave educational qualifications to teach in subject area or have documentedspecialty education/experience to meet tested experience requirements, as perthe Higher Learning Commission’s publication on Determining Qualified Faculty,and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program. Programs with discipline-specific externalaccreditation may have more stringent training and experience requirements.

Other Performance Measures:

Successful performance of the job requires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving.Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions.An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy.Following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habit concerns are required

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

    Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally
    and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex
    reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues,
    students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact,
    discretion, and independent judgment.Computer skills – Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft
    Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail and internet.Passion for assisting students with educational endeavors and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in relatedfield

Working Conditions:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.Work will be performed in an office and classroom environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone and via email.

Physical Requirements:

Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usageMust be able to handle and safely dispose of chemicals, solutions, biohazardous material, and any other hazardous materials common to the science lab.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time