Instructor, Chemistry at Rhodes State College

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Lima, Ohio

Job Description:

Summary of Duties

The Instructor has the responsibility for developing curricula and teaching Chemistry courses, as well as completing course assessments and student evaluations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach Chemistry courses with a typical load of 16 contact hours per academic term which may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes. Teaching assignments may include didactic, distance education, and laboratory instruction.

  • Provide 10 office hours per week for student advising, curriculum development, course development/delivery, textbook review/selection, assessment activities, college/program meetings, etc.

  • Provide professional and community service. Includes attending college and program meetings, participation in professional development, mentoring adjunct instructors, serving on campus committees, and community activities.

  • Foster an atmosphere of inclusiveness and support for our diverse student population.

  • Be committed to implementation of the mission of Rhodes State College.

  • Actively engage in student success and completion initiatives within a comprehensive student support design.

  • Foster a cohesive, team-oriented environment with all biological science faculty and staff.

  • Perform other similar duties as required.
  • Experience, Skills & Abilities


  • Competent in oral and written communication as well as in computer technology.

  • Ability to interact positively with students and colleagues.

  • Committed to the two year college mission and quality instruction.
  • Preferred:
  • Previous chemistry teaching experience at a two-year college level is preferred.
  • Education & Certifications

    Master's degree in Chemistry, or Master's in related field plus 18 credits of graduate coursework in Chemistry, inclusive of graduate level methods courses related to discipline.