| Cart The Career Test Store


"Chemistry Teacher"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5


Job Duties and Tasks for: "Chemistry Teacher"

1) Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and chemical separation.

2) Supervise students' laboratory work.


3) Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory performance, assignments, and papers.

4) Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.

5) Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.


6) Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

7) Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.

8) Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.

9) Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

10) Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

11) Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

Is being a "Chemistry Teacher" your very best career choice?

Our Career Interest Test will show you which careers match your interests.

Our Free Personality Test will show you which careers match your personality and why.


12) Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.

13) Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books and/or electronic media.

14) Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.


15) Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.

16) Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.

17) Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

18) Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.

19) Prepare and submit required reports related to instruction.

20) Perform administrative duties such as serving as a department head.

21) Act as advisers to student organizations.

22) Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.

23) Participate in campus and community events.

24) Provide professional consulting services to government and/or industry.

Job Description for "Chemistry Teacher" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Chemistry Teacher"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-S-R        SOC:  25-1052.00


Click here for "Chemistry Teacher" Jobs

See the Future Outlook and Educational Requirements for "Chemistry Teacher"


The FREE CareerPlanner
Job & Career Newsletter

6 to 10 characters

Sign Up For Our Free CareerPlanner Newsletter
Hear about the latest in:

- Discovering Your Mission in Life
- Career Planning Tools
- Job Info
- Best Career Advice
- Career Direction
- Personality Type