Position Details

Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

Please Note: All Virginia Wesleyan University employees, including primary contract services, are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. A copy of an individual's vaccination card or certificate will be required upon employment.

VIRGINIA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (www.vwu.edu) invites applications for an adjunct position in the Department of Chemistry. Candidates with a Ph.D. and demonstrated experience in teaching at the college-level are preferred, although candidates with a Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry or a related discipline will be considered. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse multicultural community. Courses to be taught include physical science lecture and laboratory in the evening of the spring 2022 semester. The appointment comes with the possibility of future contributions to our fall 2022 Chemistry and Physical Science courses.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching of a specified course (face‑to‑face), 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.

Applicants should submit, electronically (as a single PDF), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point) to 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.

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Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 39 majors, 31 minors, and 19 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 15 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.
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