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Mercy University Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

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Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry


$500.00 - $735.71 Semi-Monthly


Multiple Locations, NY

Job Type

Part Time Faculty

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School of Health & Natural Sciences

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Job Posting Summary

The School of Health and Natural Sciences at Mercy University is seeking passionate, dedicated, and experienced Chemistry instructors for the Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 terms. Course openings include General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, and Biochemistry lecture and laboratories.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline, preferred; M.S. in Chemistry or a related discipline, required. Candidates with a record of excellent teaching at the undergraduate level are strongly preferred.

We welcome applications from candidates with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment. Candidates must have a commitment to working in a multicultural setting.

Mercy University is a nonsectarian, nonprofit New York metropolitan area institution offering over 90 undergraduate and graduate programs. The University has an enrollment of approximately 9000 students from diverse backgrounds across four campuses in Westchester County and New York City. As Mercy University proudly serves a diverse student body and is a Federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, faculty are dedicated to providing students with access to a transformative education though academic quality and robust student support.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Candidates must apply online at . Mercy University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Experience teaching General, Organic, or Biochemistry lecture and/or laboratories to undergraduate students strongly preferred.

  • Commitment to working with a diverse population of undergraduate students.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required

  • Strong computer skills required.

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS), particularly with BlackBoard, as well as teleconferencing software, particularly Zoom and BlackBoard Collaborate, strongly preferred.

  • Strong support for faculty development and many opportunities for collaboration on teaching, clinical and research projects.

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline, preferred; M.S. in Chemistry or a related discipline, required.

    Physical/Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move or lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to meet all general health requirements for the position as per university policies.

    This is an opportunity to join the School of Health and Natural Sciences with undergraduate programs in biology, clinical laboratory science, health science, communication disorders, exercise science, nursing, occupational therapy assistant (AAS degree), and veterinary technology as well as 5 accredited graduate health professional programs (communication disorders, occupational therapy, nursing, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies).

    Salary and rank are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must send a complete application consisting of: a cover letter addressing the applicants’ qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers and email contact for at least three professional references. The initial review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Compensation is based on a semester and calculated on a semi-monthly pay cycle.

Mercy University promotes a community campus environment. As a result, employment is limited to the following states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Applicants outside of those states or the USA will be required to relocate. Relocation assistance may be provided for eligible moves.

About Mercy

Mercy University is a dynamic, diverse New York City area university whose students are on a personal mission to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education. Our institution is an independent, coeducational university that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy's efforts in these programs have been recognized over the last several years. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Mercy University, has been honored by being ranked nationally among the top Colleges in the country for Hispanics by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).

Mercy University was further recognized by HACU as a national leader in awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics in several disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Business. Additionally, to support our diverse student body, Mercy University has pursued and been awarded a number of federal grants which enable us to better develop and deliver services to our students. Mercy University is proud to be recognized as an institution which helps under-served students to achieve their educational aspirations. Westchester Magazine has also named Mercy the Best College in Westchester County in 2019 and 2020.The vibrancy of the University culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region. Enrollment, including full-time and part-time undergraduates and graduates is approximately 10,557; The University offers campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan as well as online offerings.

At Mercy University we strive to provide employees and their families with a comprehensive and valuable benefits package. We offer high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts, flexible spending, and much more.

Our Mission:

Mercy University is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world.

EEO Statement

Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer. Mercy University actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, height, weight, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The posted salary range for this position is based on several legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The University is committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local pay equity laws.

Campus Safety

Mercy University is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all.

Information regarding campus safety can be found here. (

This position is ineligible for Medical benefits and the College's contribution. However, part-time employees are invited to participate in our various voluntary benefits.


Mercy University


555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, New York, 10522





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