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Adjunct Faculity Positions - Science, Psychology and Math

Job Search Status:  Currently Accepting Resumes

The School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding teachers to apply for positions as part-time, adjunct faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy, Psychology, and Mathematics starting in August 2014. The successful candidate should possess a M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and to a liberal arts education.  Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding.

Adjunct instructors are needed for the following courses:

Astronomy: An introductory course offered each semester for education majors and non-science majors as part of the general studies curriculum. Laboratory activities are integrated into the lectures.

Physics I and II: The Physics sequence, offered over two semesters, is targeted mainly for Biology and Chemistry majors and includes a lab component.

General Chemistry Labs: The introductory, inorganic chemistry sequence for science majors.

Organic Chemistry Labs: The organic chemistry sequence that is designed for science majors.

Foundations of Psychology: An introductory course in Psychology for majors and non-majors as part of the general studies curriculum.

Abnormal Psychology: An upper-level course for Psychology majors and related majors.

Mathematical Thought: A general studies course for non-math majors as part of the general studies curriculum.

Located on 1,400 acres, near the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metro areas, the Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university, where Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community describe our collective calling and promise.  The University enrolls 2,300 students and has a 14:1 student to faculty ratio.  We seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population; we welcome applications from minority candidates. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available at

Mount St. Mary’s University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity.  A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of recommendation. Applicant review will begin in May 2014, and the positions will remain open until filled. Application materials should be sent to:

Dr. Jeffrey Simmons, Dean
School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Faculty Search: Science & Math
Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799

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Mount St. Mary's University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.


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