Visiting Lecturer of Chemistry and Physical Sciences (University Campus) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Mathematics and Science is seeking qualified candidates for a one year full-time, non-tenure track, visiting faculty position to teach Chemistry, Chemistry Laboratory, and Physical Science courses at our University Campus in Saint Leo, Florida. Requirements of the incumbent include, but are not limited to teaching eight classes per year with two overloads for additional compensation.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time visiting faculty appointment with an anticipated start date of August 10, 2015.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 2015. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:
• Teach 8 undergraduate chemistry or general education non major physical science classes per academic year with two overloads for additional compensation;
• Attend all School and Department meetings;
• Teach on-ground undergraduate classes;
• Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students.
• Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related technology.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Chemistry and Physical Science courses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Chemistry and Physical Sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Chemistry with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Chemistry. Two or more years full-time teaching undergraduate Chemistry or non-major Physical Science classes at the post-secondary level are preferred. The degree must be from a regionally accredited institution.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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