Adjunct Chemistry Lab Instructor
Richard Bland College - Petersburg, VA

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Richard Bland College of the College of William & Mary is currently seeking a qualified Chemistry Lab Instructor to serve in an adjunct capacity for the Fall 2013 semester. Reporting to the Science & Quantitative Methods Division Chair, this adjunct Chemistry Instructor is an important part of our academic community. The primary role of this position is to provide college-level instruction and academic-related activities designed to encourage, support and enable student success. Working closely with the Dean of Faculty office, adjuncts are issued a part-time, temporary term-to-term assignment. The major responsibilities include:
- Teach Chemistry courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures.
- Prepare and submit timely grade reports and other reports on student performance as may be scheduled or required.
- Organize class activities and assignments, relating them to the overall learning outcomes of the course.
- Provide input and work with other faculty and staff to review, produce and/or select course-related materials.
- Become familiar with and follow all safety rules and disposal regulations

Minimum Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- A Master's degree in Chemistry from a regionally accredited college or university; or a master's degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry.
- Extensive knowledge of the subject area(s) in which the individual is responsible for instruction.
- Knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of effective communication and of effective instruction.
- Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and challenges of first and second year college students.
- Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the top-rated candidates will have the following:
- Significant experience as a college faculty member
- Extensive background in implementing innovative education delivery techniques
- Demonstrated experience in utilizing and advancing innovative educational delivery techniques
- Enthusiastic commitment to the Richard Bland College mission and vision

Special Requirements
It is the practice of Richard Bland College to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration at the College. The type of background checks performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: reference checks, criminal history including sexual offender registry checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) Record checks, license verification, credit report reviews, etc. The results of background checks are made available to the College employing officials. You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so your past schools and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history.