Adjunct Faculty, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is accepting expressions of interest for overload faculty or adjunct faculty to teach various courses during fall, winter, spring and summer quarters. Courses include but are not limited to:

  • General Chemistry I and II.
  • Chemistry of the Elements.
  • Organic Chemistry I, II and III.
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Quantitative Chemical Analysis
  • Science of Contemporary Issues I, II, and III

More information about the courses can be found on the Registrar’s Office schedule of classes.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in chemistry or related field 

Preferred Qualifications

  • prior experience teaching a similar course at the University of Denver 

Course Rate

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $4,202 -$5,253 per course. 

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.



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Application Deadline

Please submit your application materials by Tuesday August 30th to be considered for fall quarter. 

*Statements of interest for winter and spring quarters should be submitted at least one month prior to the start of the quarter.


Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. For questions, please contact: Mary Shonk, Assistant to the



Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter


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All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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