Adjunct Faculty, 24/SP, CHEM 230L-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7193979 (Ref.No. 4788606)
Posted: November 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 13, 2023

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

General Chemistry II Lab supports General Chemistry II lecture and has a strong focus on chemical kinetics, equilibrium, and general approaches to problem-solving. The course emphasizes the use of safe and effective laboratory techniques, development of written skills, thorough and organized documentation in lab notebooks, and the development of qualitative and quantitative laboratory skills.

This course will be taught in person on the Moraga campus during the 2024 Spring term on Thursday from 9:50 -12:50 pm.

In addition to teaching, the instructor is expected to hold regular office hours (a minimum of one hour per week) in order to provide students with support outside of the classroom.

To ensure consistency between sections of this multi-section course, instructors will faithfully implement the syllabus, experiments, laboratory activities, assessments, and/or grading standards provided by the Lab Coordinator or Department Chair.

The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field; and undergraduate teaching experience in chemistry or any subfield of chemistry (CV, sample syllabus). Preference will be given to those who have previously taught the course, CHEM 10, or CHEM 11.

Candidates must reside in California.

The salary range for this position is $6,208 - $8,590 (2.5 units) and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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