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Adjunct Instructor Chemistry

Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physical Sciences
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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Adjunct Instructor Chemistry

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

The Department of Chemistry is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to teach as Adjunct Faculty. Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Adjunct Faculty will be responsible for conduction lectures, supervising laboratory work, grading assignments and examinations, and providing support to students in the classroom setting.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Prepare and deliver lectures on assigned topics.
  • Grade student assignments, examinations, and respond to student emails and issues in a timely manner.
  • Conduct student evaluations and provide feedback to students.
  • Develop course materials and syllabi in accordance with college guidelines.
  • Attend and complete required trainings.
  • Be responsive in a timely manner to Department, College and University communications, as needed.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism. They must adhere to university and college policies and procedures, maintain confidentiality of student information, and be committed to providing a positive learning environment for all students.
  • Be familiar with technology and comfortable using it in the classroom. They must be able to use learning management systems, online communication tools, and other technology to support student learning.

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Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.


Requires a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry and / or at least 18 graduate level hours in Chemistry from an accredited school at the time of appointment.

Required Licensing/Certification:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Various software packages and applications.

Skill in:
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
  • Work independently
  • Prepare detailed reports
  • Communicate effectively

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Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Work is performed within routine classroom and / or office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions.
  • Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects or light weight may be required.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.


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