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Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

Takoma Park, MD

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry



Date Available

Ongoing Recruitment


·         The Department of Biology and Chemistry at Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates to expand its pool of adjunct faculty teaching day and evening classes.
·         Applicants submitting applications are applying to be part of the adjunct pool of instructors. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs.
·         Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not automatically accepted to teach at Washington Adventist University.  Decisions to hire applicants are made at the discretion of the department.


·         Teach lectures and laboratories for majors and non-majors chemistry courses.
·         Teach pertinent course content using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery that promote educational and learning processes.
·         Prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, and engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses.
·         Supervise and maintain laboratories and equipment.



·         Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Chemical Sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university.
·         Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
·         Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population of students both in and outside the classroom.
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills.
·         Prior college or university teaching experience preferred.
·         Knowledge of, and commitment to, the university’s philosophy and mission.
Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.
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