Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Lecture
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
Teach a 3-credit course in "General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry." This course provides the general principles of inorganic and organic chemistry and in introduction to the basic biological molecules that make up the cell along with the biochemical reactions that allow it to function. This course is intended for students majoring in nursing.
Develop a course syllabus and lectures, in alignment with college standards
Regularly check AIC email for timely correspondence with Dean, Department/Division Chair, students and other members of the AIC community
Be available to meet with students, as needed, before or after class time or at other scheduled times throughout the week
Required Degree(s): Master’s degree in chemistry or a related field
Required Field of Expertise: Chemistry or related field
Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds
Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed
Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty
Expertise that complements and expands that of the department
This is a part-time adjunct, non-benefited position. The class schedule is Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm.
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.
AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.