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Chemistry Instructor at SCGSSM

S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)

As part of our new engineering Accelerate program for motivated high school students, we are seeking an exceptional Chemistry instructor to start by August 2017. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in chemistry, Ph.D. preferred, and a love of teaching.  Desired qualifications include a strong content background in chemistry, experience teaching chemistry at the college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students.  Candidates familiar with teaching distance education (virtual) courses, as well as candidates with prior engineering or science experience, are particularly encouraged to apply.   

Accelerate is being offered by GSSM to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders, providing motivated high school students from across South Carolina an innovative and accelerated path toward college engineering degrees. The instructor selected for the teaching position will work with other Accelerate faculty to implement an integrated engineering curriculum that is taught virtually to high school students throughout South Carolina.  In particular, this instructor will be responsible for developing and teaching college level General Chemistry courses to students interested in engineering, which are taught concurrently and integrated with engineering, mathematics, and English courses.  Laboratory activity development and teaching of on-site, hands-on weekend laboratory sessions is also required.  For more information, please visit

This is a full-time (10-month) teaching position, with full benefits available. A public school teaching certificate is not required.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and teaching statement, along with the GSSM application (available at, prior to Feb. 28, 2015 for full early consideration.

Forward all materials to email address:  

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Please include the word “Accelerate Chemistry” in the subject line. 

The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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