Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry


Job Description


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Job no: 494406
Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Categories: Arts and Humanties

College: SOWELA

Department: Academic Affairs

Sub department: School of Arts & Sciences

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Adjunct

Duties and Responsibilities: • Utilizes the approved curriculum. Develops clearly-stated course objectives and learning outcomes. Ensures the objectives and content of the courses taught are current.
  • Keeps accurate classroom records.
  • Supports department assessment initiatives.
  • Uses and updates the required course management system.
  • Meets deadlines and evaluates student work in a timely manner including submitting Show/No Show reports, midterm grades, and final grades.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.


Required Education: • Doctoral or master’s degree in chemistry or a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in chemistry is required.


Required Experience:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • All positions require superior communication skills, the ability to relate to students, other faculty and college staff, and the ability to handle a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • The successful applicant will be a team player, have strong leadership skills, and possess a high-energy level and a positive attitude.
  • The ability to assist students with college-readiness skills is desired.
  • Proficiency in internet-based resources, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Canvas or familiarity with another LMS platform.
  • The ability to incorporate technology in the classroom.
  • Knowledge of student engagement techniques, learning styles, retention strategies, and learning-centered philosophy.
Preferred Experience: • Successful experience in post-secondary teaching is preferred.
  • Successful experience in distance-learning experience is preferred.
  • Successful experience in teaching hybrid and/or compressed video courses is desirable.
  • Applicants must meet credentialing guidelines for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).


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Benefits: As a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, SOWELA has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, term life, disability, accident, vision, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), holidays (14 per year, typically includes longer break at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits and Employee Assistance Program. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment. SOWELA is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. SOWELA is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Advertised: 02 Apr 2024 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

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