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Company: OSU-Oklahoma City
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description


Job Description:
To develop, in each student, the skills of critical thinking and to help students learn chemistry presented to them in order for that student to become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Teaches a minimum twelve (12) credit hours for laboratory classes per semester or equivalent service in the area of chemistry. This may include evening instruction.
  2. Teaches freshman and sophomore level chemistry lectures and laboratories.
  3. Assists and coordinates the preparation of laboratory materials and chemicals.
  4. Assists maintaining accurate inventory of chemicals.
  5. Assists coordination of chemical safety procedures and appropriate chemical storage.
  6. Maintains student and course records.
  7. Actively participates in the collection of appropriate course and program assessment data as per division policy.
  8. Maintains and files current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for courses.
  9. Advises and assists students in selecting appropriate academic courses.
  10. Posts and keeps office hours as per departmental standards.
  11. Assists in the design/revision of courses and curricula.
  12. Serves on special projects and committees.
  13. Participates in faculty/staff development through format course work, seminars, workshops, professional organizations, or professional literary material.
  14. Exhibits innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
  15. Provides continuing education experiences for the community.
  16. Completes all mandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professional development each year.
  17. Other related duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  



Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. This is a 9 month Tenure Track Faculty position



Position Qualification

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:
Master's Degree in Chemistry

Training/Experience:

  • Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.
  • Minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

  • Teaching Competence – Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students; have the ability to assess student learning and progress.
  • Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
  • Computer skills – Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail, internet and learning management systems.
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Chemistry preferred

Other performance measures:
Successful performance of the job requires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving.  Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions.  An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy.  Following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habit concerns are required.

Working Conditions: 

  • Laboratory environment. Exposure to chemicals and repetitive activities common to science labs, such as cutting and pipetting.
  • Position may require up to 30% of the work week be performed outside of regular hours. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.
  • Work will be performed in an office and classroom environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone and via email.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift) unassisted, bending, standing, repetitive motions, climbing or walking.
  • Must be able to handle and safely dispose of chemicals, solutions, biohazardous material, and any other hazardous materials common to the science lab. 

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

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