Adjunct Instructor- Chemistry - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Design and teach courses in field of study. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods. Maintains a student-oriented approach to education. Recommends students for advancement and graduation. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned. Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program. Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned. Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught by: Reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications, Surveying and researching industrial and business establishments, Obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required, Attending professional and specialty courses, Keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques.
Is thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies. Maintains desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related area and one year of teaching or closely related professional experience.

Or: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related area and two years of teaching or closely related professional experience.


-Knowledge of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

- Knowledge of course content of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

-Knowledge of public speaking and report writing.

-Knowledge of curriculum development.

- Knowledge of program development and evaluation.

-Knowledge of effective human relations skills and communication techniques.


-Knowledge of effective human relations skills and communication techniques.


- Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.

- Ability to work effectively with people.

- Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.

Pay Range

DOQ : (for salary schedules)

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.

- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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