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About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for an adjunct teaching position in the Department of Science and Mathematics. The Department of Science and Mathematics seeks to develop students' scientific and mathematical literacy, as well as critical thinking abilities. Using a variety of instructional delivery methods and appropriate technologies, faculty provide students with the analytical skills needed to locate and evaluate technical, scientific, and quantitative information so that they may contribute to and succeed in the global society.

Job Description:

The Department of Science and Mathematics at F.I.T., S.U.N.Y. is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions to teach introductory and organic chemistry courses, including SC149 Introduction to Chemistry for Cosmetics and Fragrance and additional environmental chemistry course. The topics in Chemistry for Cosmetics and Fragrances will include the following; material analysis, microscopy, spectrometry and a basic introduction to organic and inorganic chemistry (topics will include the following; atomic structure, properties of aqueous solutions, intermolecular forces, colligative properties, polymers and basic chemical reactions).


Candidates should have an educational and employment background appropriate for teaching college level science courses. Candidates must have at least a Master's Degree, as well as thirty (30) additional and appropriate graduate credits and/or evidence of scholarly achievement, professional activities and teaching experience. The requirement for the Master's Degree may be waived if the candidate is in a doctoral program in which the Master's Degree is not required, or if the proposed instructor has certification in a specific discipline.

Application Instructions:

The Department of Science and Mathematics will contact persons in the pool whose credentials match our programmatic need.

For consideration, please provide:

* Cover Letter (PDF format)
* Curriculum Vitae (PDF format)
* The names and contact information for three professional references.
* Official University Transcripts will be requested at time of hire.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.