Adjunct Faculty, General Chemistry, Fall 2017

Updated: 6 months ago

The Natural Sciences Department, Division of STEM and Education, invites applications for the following anticipated adjunct faculty vacancy for the Fall 2017 semester:

General Chemistry (CHE 103)

Location: Lynn Campus

Days/Times: Saturday 9:00 am - 11:50 am; 12:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Non-benefited, MCCC position

Pre: Communications Proficiency and MAT092 w/'C' or better or successful completion of MM12. This is a descriptive and quantitative general chemistry course designed for science and engineering majors. Topics include: introduction to measurement/significant figures/dimensional analysis/classification of matter, atomic structure/naming ionic and covalent compounds/nuclear processes, stoichiometry including molarity and balancing chemical equations, ionic equations including precipitation, acid-base, and oxidation-reduction reactions, gas laws, thermochemistry, quantum theory/electronic configurations/periodicity, chemical bonding/Lewis structures/resonance/valence bond/hybridization and molecular orbital theory (introductory), molecular geometry (VSEPR)/electronegativity, and other topics as needed. Laboratory work reinforces lecture concepts, and is intended to give students hands-on experience that will help them understand, appreciate, and apply chemical concepts. Fulfills open, liberal arts, and with CHE104, laboratory science sequence electives. (3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week)

Please refer to the Find Courses link on the College website for additional course descriptions.

Additional Information: 

Adjunct salaries are dependent upon the number of credit hours, currently $1066 per credit for first time faculty. This is a non-benefited, MCCC position.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit a CV/resume along with a cover letter addressing your specific area of interest and your availability to teach weekend classes. Please address how your experience illustrates a commitment to working with a diverse student body of learners.

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