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POSITION:  Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry Instructor

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT:  Holland School of Sciences & Mathematics

SUPERVISOR TITLE:  Dean, Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

EXEMPTION:  Teacher Exemption

LOCATION:  Abilene

TARGET HIRE DATE:  8/7/2019

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Payroll Office 325-670-1900 or payroll@hsutx.edu 

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The Chemistry and Physics department is in the Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics. The department offers baccalaureate degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. We are looking for part-time, adjunct faculty to teach Chemistry

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Teach undergraduate courses and laboratories in Chemistry. The current need is for an adjunct instructor of General Chemistry laboratory.

Demonstrate effective teaching strategies by planning and implementing a variety of teaching methods as well as assessment.

Maintain accurate records and documents and submit timely reports. Records/documents include but are not limited to syllabi, grades, and office hours.

Know and uphold the policies in the most current faculty handbook.


COMPETENCIES:  Intellectual, Interpersonal, Leadership, Organization and Self- Management. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors Degree/Undergraduate degree in Chemistry required.

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Chemistry required.

Teaching experience is preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None are required for this position at this time.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The job is sedentary in nature. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing office and computer operations.

Must be able to teach in a laboratory setting.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is a part-time/temp adjunct position (no more than 29 hours per week) with teaching load at the Hardin-Simmons University campus.

Must be a resident of the state of Texas.

EEO / ADA Statement:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin-Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.