Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry
San Juan College, Department of Chemistry
United States

Job Description Summary


San Juan College seeks qualified part-time faculty to teach introductory chemistry courses.


Duties & Responsibilities             

The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level chemistry courses. This includes developing and revising instructional materials; presenting material in an organized manner; evaluating student learning; maintaining student records; teaching day, evening, weekend, and on-line classes, as assigned; teaching at the main and/or satellite campuses, as assigned; maintaining a minimum of 1 office hour per week per assigned course; participating in Adjunct Professional Development activities; demonstrating and promoting the school values of: Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.



Successful candidates must have a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in chemistry coursework. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience.


Special Instructions to Applicants             

Employment Terms

Adjunct faculty are hired on a semester basis, depending upon the instructional needs identified for each semester. Such services shall be compensated on a credit hour contact hour basis at rates recommended by the president and approved by the San Juan College Board.


It is the policy of San Juan College that adjunct faculty may teach no more than 9 credit hours per semester.


Payroll and Benefits

Adjunct faculty are paid twice a month, on the 15th and last working day of the month, provided that all payroll forms are signed in a timely manner. Adjunct faculty are paid $705 per credit hour.


There are no medical/dental benefits provided to adjunct faculty. State and federal taxes, FICA and social security will be withheld for all adjunct faculty.


Adjunct faculty teaching one (1) credit class or more are eligible for the tuition waiver benefit. Tuition may be waived up to four (4) credit hours per semester, and any one (1) credit HHPC Fitness Conditioning class for each semester they are employed. This tuition waiver benefit may be transferred to a qualified family member. If transferring to a qualified family member, proof of family status is required (i.e., marriage certificate, affidavit of domestic partnership or birth certificate) and must be verified by Human Resources.


Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application. Official transcripts will need to be sent to Human Resources upon hire.


Posting Detail Information

Open Date          07/01/2019

Close Date          06/30/2020

Open Until Filled              No

Starting Date     

Posting Specific Questions

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* Please indicate the highest level of education you have obtained in the described discipline.

Associates Degree

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* Are you currently pursuing a Masters degree in the described discipline?



Applicant Documents

Required Documents


Cover Letter


Optional Documents

Letter of Recommendation 1

Letter of Recommendation 2

Additional Documents 1

Curriculum Vitae

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