Adjunct: Natural Sciences

Adjunct: Natural Sciences
Position: Adjunct Professor in the Department of Natural Sciences
Starting Date: Open

About the position

Adjunct faculty in the Department of Natural Sciences serve as classroom instructors for foundational or specialized courses in the natural sciences or exercise science. We are seeking adjunct professors that can teach across the curriculum. While we will accept applications at any point from qualified individuals, we are currently seeking adjunct faculty to teach the following courses for the 2021-22 academic year:

CHEM 115: BASIC PHYSIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

Description: The Department of Natural Sciences is searching for part-time faculty to teach two laboratory sections of the Basic Physiological Chemistry course during the fall 2021 semester.  This is a General-Organic-Biochemistry combined course primarily for nursing majors which covers inorganic, organic, and biochemical principles with emphasis on application to living systems. The ideal candidate will have a M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry (or a related specialized field) and must be willing to work with our course management system (Moodle).  At this point, we are anticipating that all laboratory instruction will occur in a face-to-face setting during the fall 2021 semester. No content development is necessary as the lecture instructor will assist in selection of the weekly lab experiments. Course objectives are clearly defined and will be supplied. The lab meets once per week for 2-hours. The semester runs from Monday August 30 thru Thursday December 10.

CHEM 131: General Chemistry I Laboratory Instructor- Fall 2021

Description: The Department of Natural Sciences is searching for part-time faculty to teach two laboratory sections of the General Chemistry I course during the fall 2021 semester.  This lab is part of our introductory coursework (CHEM 131) for science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Exercise Science, and Zoo & Wildlife Biology) majors.The ideal candidate will have a M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry (or a related specialized field) and must be willing to work with our course management system (Moodle).  At this point, we are anticipating that all laboratory instruction will occur in a face-to-face setting during the fall 2021 semester. No content development is necessary as the lecture instructor will assist in selection of the weekly lab experiments. Course objectives are clearly defined and will be supplied. The lab meets once per week for 3-hours. The semester runs from Monday August 30 thru Thursday December 10.

CHEM 132: General Chemistry II Laboratory Instructor- Spring 2022

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Natural Sciences is searching for part-time faculty to teach one laboratory sections of the General Chemistry II course during the spring 2022 semester.  This lab is part of our introductory coursework (CHEM 132) for science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Exercise Science) majors.The ideal candidate will have a M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry (or a related specialized field) and must be willing to work with our course management system (Moodle).  At this point, we are anticipating that all laboratory instruction will occur in a face-to-face setting during the spring 2022 semester. No content development is necessary as the lecture instructor will assist in selection of the weekly lab experiments. Course objectives are clearly defined and will be supplied. The lab meets once per week for 3-hours. The semester runs from Monday Janurary 10 thru Thursday May 5.

General Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree required
  • Strong commitment to general teaching excellence and academic rigor
  • Subject-specific teaching experience desired
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University's mission, foundational principles, and educational goals
  • Commitment to faith and learning in the academic discipline.

About the Department

The Department of Natural Sciences offers undergraduate programs in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, environmental studies, exercise science and zoo and wildlife biology. The department also serves the entire undergraduate population through its courses in the general education curriculum. These courses provide an important part of the foundation for the integration of faith and learning that is so important at Malone University.

How to Apply

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.

APPLICATION MATERIALS SHOULD INCLUDE

      • Adjunct Faculty Employment Application
      • Letter of interest
      • Curriculum vitae
      • Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:  
        Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ.  Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (250-500 words) in which you:
             -  Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
             -  Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community.
      • Names and contact information of three references (two professional, one pastor or spiritual mentor).

Transcripts will be requested if adjunct faculty employment is granted

Send application materials to:

Kate Huisinga, Chair
Natural Sciences Department
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, Ohio 44709-3897

Email: khuisinga@malone.edu

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.