Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 5399287
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Ethnic & Multicultural Studies

Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Oakland)

About the Opportunity

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science, at Northeastern University is seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach on our Oakland, CA campus. We are seeking motivated individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching and student support.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.


The instructor will teach primarily general or organic chemistry, with possible teaching in physical or analytical chemistry courses for life or physical science students or engineering students at the undergraduate level depending on departmental need and enrollment. Teaching includes regular office/consultation hours and may include laboratories and recitations.


Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field and prior teaching experience.

Documents to Submit:
  • Cover letter briefly describing candidate's background and specific interests
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) that includes PhD completion date
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Diversity and Inclusion statement, related to teaching and/or community service
  • List of three references who might be contacted for recommendations.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

The per credit course rate is $2,317.50

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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