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(Archived) Adjunct Assistant Professor in Chemistry or Biochemistry

Last Updated: 7/30/22

Job Description

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Chemistry or Biochemistry

Position Number: AF03048

Job Summary

The Adjunct Faculty Instructor reports to the Program Chair and will participate in the assigned instructional and administrative operations of the College and assume other duties as required to contribute to the overall success of the program. Maintain teaching load as assigned,

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate or Master’s Degree in a related field in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required.
  • Meet competency requirement (experience in the content area within the last five years)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related teaching experience is desired
  • Record of successful teaching experience in a postsecondary program is preferred

Minimum Requirements

  • Commitment to student learning outcomes and evidence-based teaching practices.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the university mission.
  • A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to use multimedia instructional materials and computer-based educational platforms (SmartBoard, Webct/Blackboard, university course management system Power Campus)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, research, and community service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of students
  • Ability to establish and maintain a collegial working relationship with faculty and students.
  • Ability to maintain safety in the laboratory setting.
  • Knowledge of teaching and clinical practice in a related field.
  • Knowledge of current developments, trends, and complexities within related field and industry.
  • Knowledge of health-related education in a global economy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service in underserved communities.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to perform and a commitment to extra-curricular responsibilities on behalf of the department, school, and University.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential Duties

  • Teach General Chemistry lecture and lab in Fall, Summer, and Spring semesters
  • Develop and distribute course syllabi.
  • Participate in the development of required documents such as self-studies and reports.
  • Complete online submission of attendance and grading in CDU portal
  • Use of course management system (Blackboard/Web CT) as a repository for course documents
  • Assessment of course student learning outcomes
  • Involvement in course curriculum design or modifications, as needed
  • Department meetings, as needed
  • Participate in department activities associated with the instructional program.
  • Promote positive relationships with personnel and departments on campus.

Special Requirements

Ability to work in a diverse community

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Charles R. Drew University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

Company Details

Los Angeles, California, United States