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Chemistry Instructor

Chemistry Instructor

Job Summary Teach assigned classes and perform activities related to classroom instruction. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Teach Introductory, general/organic/biochemistry and college chemistry lecture and labs. Develop lab curriculum. Course, program and institutional assessment with the analysis and reporting of data. Meet classes at assigned times. Plan course content and assign appropriate course work. Maintain student records. Evaluate student progress and assign grades. Revise course outlines, objectives, and catalog information as needed. Collaboratively select and adopt appropriate texts and teaching materials. Maintain office hours convenient for students. Prepare course/class reports as required. Attend and participate in conferences related to teaching area; membership in appropriate professional organizations is recommended. Submit budget requests and written narrative when appropriate. Keep informed on the latest research and journal articles. Attend required meetings (faculty, division, faculty development days, etc.) Assist in short-range and long-range planning. Participate in division, college, advisory committees, and community activities. Instruct students in the proper use of lab equipment where appropriate. See that equipment and/or labs are properly maintained where appropriate. Maintain supply and equipment inventory where appropriate. Make minor repairs on machines or other lab equipment when practical and appropriate. Participate in assessment of student learning. Related Duties Recruit students when appropriate. Assist in placement of graduates when appropriate. 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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required Qualification An earned Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in chemistry, to teach introductory and general courses in chemistry. Desired Qualifications Education beyond the master’s level is desirable. Ph.D. preferred. Recent teaching experience in general chemistry as well as a commitment to the mission of the community college and interest in involvement in division and college initiatives are desired.
Washington, D.C.