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Position Details

Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

VIRGINIA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (www.vwu.edu) invites applications for an adjunct chemistry instructor to teach Physical Science 100 (Introduction to Physical Science) in the Spring 2019 Semester, which begins on January 28th. Candidates with a Ph.D.in chemistry and demonstrated experience in teaching college-level chemistry are preferred, although candidates with a M.S. in chemistry or with a master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in chemistry will be considered. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching PHSC 100 (face-to-face, lecture and laboratory), preparation of materials, providing support and guidance to students, giving prompt, regular feedback to students about their academic performance, and reporting mid-semester and final grades electronically.

Virginia Wesleyan is Coastal Virginia’s premier private, national liberal arts university, offering both graduate (MBA, MAEd) and undergraduate programs in a traditional on-campus setting and online. VWU offers 35 undergraduate majors, 30 minors and a dozen pre-professional programs.  Affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located on a 300-acre wooded campus in Virginia Beach, the University enrolls approximately 1,600 students. 

Applicants should submit, electronically (as a single PDF), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and three letters of reference to Ms. Karla Rasmussen, Director of Human Resources, at employment@vwu.edu.   A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Kevin Kittredge, Chair of the Department of Chemistry at kkittredge@vwu.edu.

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.