The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Northern Kentucky University is seeking to create a database of potential part-time instructors who are qualified to teach courses in one or more of the following disciplines:
THERE IS NOT A SPECIFICPOSITIONASSOCIATEDWITHTHISPOSTING. THISPOSTINGWILL BE USED TO CREATE A DATABASE OF POTENTIALPART-TIMEFACULTY.
While we welcome teaching expertise in all areas, our most common needs are in the general chemistry sequence (CHE 120, CHE 120L, CHE 121L, CHE 121L) and physiological chemistry (CHE 115, CHE 115L).
Primary Responsibilities :
Teaching responsibilities involve: 1) Teaching a two or three-contact hour course. 2) Creating a syllabus with a timeline of classes for students. 3) Provide a meeting time for students. 4) Managing the MyNKU online grading system.
Also, under the direction of the Academic Department Chair:
Develop and manage syllabus materials. The adjunct professor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to standardized learning objectives.
Coordinate courseware and curriculum with academic department chair. The adjunct professor is responsible for reviewing any textbook and other courseware changes with the academic department chair and other full-time faculty teaching the course.
Facilitate class instruction. The adjunct professor is responsible for teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning objectives and session plan outlines
The adjunct professor is expected to administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics.
All course grades must be posted in MyNKU.
All applicants must have a minimum of a Master's Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a closely related discipline.
Please submit your application with a cover letter, vitae, and the names of at least three professional references.
Any candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Quick Link: 9023
Internal Number: 9023
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.