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Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

Employer
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Location
Boston, MA

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

Job Details

Job Description

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach chemistry lab courses for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2024 - Spring 2025). Labs include first-year college chemistry for pre-med/health science majors and allied health majors, and second-year organic chemistry for pre-med/pre-pharmacy majors.

  • Delivers instruction in 3 hour laboratory sections
  • Comes prepared to teach, including reviewing background lecture material, lab protocols, class worksheets, instructor notes, lecture videos, etc.
  • Attends required pre-lab staff meetings, either in-person or via Zoom/Teams
  • Grades assignments in a timely manner
  • Communicates with course/lab coordinators in a professional and timely manner in preparation for teaching and grading
  • Replies to emails from students, course/lab coordinators, and administrators in a timely manner
  • Uses the University’s learning management system to enter grades.
  • Assists students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by Zoom/Teams, phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms
  • Supports incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the curriculum
Requirements

Required:

  • Advanced degree (masters or PhD) in chemistry or similar discipline
  • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success
  • Minimum of one (1) year teaching chemistry at the college/university level, preferred
  • For organic chemistry labs, experience with common practical techniques such as distillation, thin-layer chromatography, organic synthesis, NMR and IR spectroscopy, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, effectively interacting with a wide array of parties at all levels (undergraduate students, faculty, course/lab coordinators, co-instructors, administration, staff)
  • Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, please click here.

Apply

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. 

About Us

At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members’ unique experiences and perspectives add value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible.

MCPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

Organization

Our Core Values —integrity, community, inclusion, collaboration, support, innovation – qualities that energize our culture. At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment where everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members’ unique experiences and perspectives adds value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible. We recognize that all community members must feel empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to fruition.

We are proud of our 200-year legacy of leadership in education, scholarship, and service, and we are a future-focused institution. We are committed to innovation with purpose, expanding our horizons and our campuses with a balanced and responsible strategy for growth. Talented people will always play a vital role in our future, and we value individuals who can adapt to new ways of thinking and working.

We attract talented applicants because we promote opportunities to work collaboratively, exchange ideas, and invigorate the thinking, projects, and possibilities going on all around us. As part of our culture, employees are guided by individual autonomy and initiative and we encourage employees to collaborate and work inter-functionally across our three campuses.

Passion to improve the future of healthcare is a core unifying value of MCPHS culture. That’s why we attract and retain highly motivated individuals who share our vision and are energized by the opportunities we create here. We strive to keep MCPHS one of the most dynamic, evolving, and relevant institutions of its kind—a place to build your knowledge and skills, grow a network of peers, and contribute to educating and supporting future healthcare leaders. 

The benefits of working at MCPHS. At Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, we recognize the importance of a rewarding career. We are proud to offer competitive benefits to assist you with your financial, physical, and emotional well-being.  Here, full-time employees receive a total compensation package that includes substantial contributions toward medical and dental insurance premiums, retirement plans, including a 401(a)-pension plan, as well as generous time away from work.

Company info
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Telephone
617-732-2800
Location
179 Longwood Ave
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
US

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