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Adjunct Lab Instructor, Organic Chemistry II Lab
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title Adjunct Lab Instructor, Organic Chemistry II Lab
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Department Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
    Research Scientist/Associate
  • Chemistry - Organic

Job Title:
Adjunct Lab Instructor, Organic Chemistry II Lab

Job Summary:
The Department of Chemistry ( invites applications for an Adjunct Lab Instructor for Organic Chemistry II Lab starting in January 2020, for the Spring 2020 semester. The University of San Francisco is a Catholic-Jesuit institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation, emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves a diverse group of students on a residential campus near Golden Gate Park.

Full Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Duties include attending a Tuesday morning session to practice and discuss the upcoming week's experiment, delivering a short lab lecture at the beginning of lab, being in the lab and guiding students while experiments are taking place, and grading. There would be a meeting before the session begins to prepare for the course.

Schedule and Compensation:

In addition to the Tuesday morning instructor meeting, two lab sections in need of staffing are those that meet Mondays 1:30-5:20 and Tuesdays 1:30-5:20. The candidate could teach either one or both sections. The Spring 2020 semester begins January 21 and ends May 14. As an instructor at USF, you will be hired as a part-time (adjunct) faculty with pay of $3836 per lab section. In addition, USF provides a $210 commuter benefit (Clipper) for the semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a M.Sc. in Chemistry or be nearing the completion of a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Extensive experience with organic laboratory techniques is required. A Ph.D. in Chemistry and experience teaching undergraduates are preferred.

Candidates should submit a statement of interest and curriculum vitae to Prof. William Karney at Review of applications will begin immediately. Direct any questions to Prof. Karney at the email address above or at (415) 422-5842.

Part time

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit


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