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Adjunct Faculty – Chemistry

Company:
Carlow University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Category:
Chemistry
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

Adjunct Faculty – Chemistry

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic university in a culturally rich section of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, it is one of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education. Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

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The Chemistry Program at Carlow University invites applications for part-time non-tenure track chemistry faculty position(s) with an anticipated start date of August 2024. A broad knowledge of chemistry and proficiency in a diverse array of laboratory skills is required. The position entails teaching undergraduate laboratory sections across the program curriculum including courses in general chemistry, chemical principles, and organic chemistry. The ability to teach sections of general physics laboratory is a plus. For the Fall, 2024 semester courses are typically scheduled in either a Monday/Wednesday afternoon or Tuesday/Thursday morning block schedule format. Basic duties will include pre-laboratory instruction from a provided curriculum, laboratory experiment/classroom supervision, basic lab setup and tear-down, as well as student assessment and feedback. 

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • An advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in one of the major sub-disciplines of the chemical sciences (or a closely related field such as chemical engineering) is required.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. Preferential consideration will be given to those candidates with teaching experience in the specific courses mentioned above.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Carlow University is Devoted to....

  • A culture of integrity, dignity and respect for all
  • A strong commitment to social justice
  • Ethical forward-thinking leadership
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life & disability benefits package
  • Tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Complimentary use of Carlow’s fitness center and amenities

Successful candidates must be committed to envisioning the future of liberal arts and professional education in a rapidly changing environment; have experience working with diverse populations; actively support Carlow’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and community; and be able to articulate how they will contribute to Carlow University’s Catholic, Mercy mission and values through their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow is an institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong professional programs, committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. Carlow University aims to provide transformational educational opportunities rooted in social justice for a diverse community of learners, and to empower them to excel in their chosen work as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

EEOC policy

One of the core values of Carlow University is Sacredness of Creation. We revere each person and all creation and the diversity they embody. The University, as an educational institution and an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. We respect our diversity as we are called in both the University’s mission and core values. Our commitment to inclusivity, respect and acceptance informs every aspect of the University community.

Accordingly, Carlow University prohibits and will not discriminate or harass on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), national origin, age, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, marital status, familial status, ancestry and expression, veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment. 

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