Adjunct | Organic Chemistry

River University seeks part-time, non-tenure, Adjunct Faculty to teach Organic Chemistry with an earned graduate in Chemistry and preferably a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. This course is designed for students who are majoring in Biology and will continue to take additional chemistry courses on Rivier University’s Nashua, New Hampshire campus.

Responsibilities

Organic Chemistry is a 4.0 credit course in the study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions and preparation of carbon-containing compounds.   Applicants must have the ability to be able to instruct morning or early afternoon face-to-face organic chemistry and organic laboratory courses.  This individual will join a highly-committed group of Biology and Chemistry faculty in the University’s new Science and Innovation Center, a 35,000 square foot facility that will open in Fall 2020. This is not an online teaching position. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and career preparation.

Qualifications

Candidates qualified to teach undergraduates must have a Master’s degree in Chemistry and preferably a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.  Previous teaching experience is also preferred Candidates must possess a keen interest and enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring students as well as the ability to work effectively with students of all levels and abilities. Also important is the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues both in the Biology department and throughout the University community.

Applications Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Interested individuals are invited to apply and while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.  

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter including starting pay expectations, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts (unofficial is fine for applying) and the contact information of three (3) professional references to jobs@rivier.edu. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization. 

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston. With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people.  We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.