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R
Ryan
« Perfect! Fantastic teacher with a great personality. He has made my grade 12... More »
R
Ryan
« Perfect! Fantastic teacher with a great personality. He has made my grade 12 university chemistry a breeze and my grade 12 advanced functions class very easy as well. 10/10 »
$40/h
First lesson is free!
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Lessons offered by Timothy
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Electrochemistry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education

Chem Ph.D. college professor looking for chemistry/math students in the Hamilton area.

Methodology

My teaching method is based on 'constructivism' which focuses on the fact that all knowledge in a class in constructed in the mind of the learner. It is the job of the instructor to ensure that the students are faithfully reconstructing the concepts that they are taught. As a result, my teaching style involves asking students lots of questions to see where they are conceptually, and emphasizes reflective thinking in students. I am very approachable and still not too far removed from college myself (I am 29 years old), so most students are comfortable around me and find me to be more relatable than most professors.

I always encouraged struggling students to come to my office hours for 1-on-1 instruction, and many of those students were able to raise their grade by at least 1 letter grade as a result. I believe that anyone can get at least a B in chemistry if they do their homework, and then talk to me about anything that didn't make sense of they didn't quite feel comfortable with.

Background

I have a Ph.D. in Organometallic Synthesis and Electrochemistry from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. I taught community college in that area for 2 years after graduation while my common law spouse was finishing her Ph.D. as well. She recently got a job at McMaster, so we moved to Canada together. I currently teach online classes with my same community college as an adjunct professor, but I really miss the face-to-face interaction with students and seeing them learn and grow as scientists.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 40/h
Lessons offered by Timothy
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Electrochemistry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • Secondary school
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Graduate school
  • Early childhood education

Timothy's Resume

EDUCATION
University of Louisville May 2011
B.S. magna cum laude in Chemistry, minor in Mathematics 3.9 GPA
Purdue University Aug 2016
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry 3.7 GPA
• Purdue Research Foundation Grant recipient 2013-2014
• Invited speaker at Gordon Inorganic Research Seminar 2014


WORK EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor, Chemistry (online) Ivy Tech Community College of Lafayette, Indiana May 2018 – present

Faculty Fellow, Chemistry Ivy Tech Community College of Lafayette, Indiana Aug 2016 - May 2018
• Taught Intro. Chem I&II, Gen Chem I, and Intro. Physical Science.
• Developed a new chemical research course for students seeking transfer degrees in chemistry.
• Nominated by students and peers for McAllister Excellence in Teaching Award.

Graduate Research Assistant With Prof. Tong Ren, Dept. of Chemistry, Purdue University. Oct 2011 - Aug 2016
• Performed synthesis and analysis of organic ligands and Ni and Co complexes thereof.
• Trained incoming graduate students on Schlenk line and electrochemical techniques.
• Trained, supervised, and developed projects for undergraduate research assistants.

Graduate Teaching Assistant Dept. of Chemistry, Purdue University. Aug 2011 - Dec 2012
• Taught Organic Chemistry I&II lab, including lab instruction, office hours, and grading.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant With Prof. Christine Rich, Univ. of Louisville Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
• Taught honors Organic Chemistry I lab, including lab instruction, office hours, and grading.

The 3 reviews on Timothy
  • 5/5

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Ryan

Perfect! Fantastic teacher with a great personality. He has made my grade 12 university chemistry a breeze and my grade 12 advanced functions class very easy as well. 10/10

2 recommendations

I
Ian

I met Timothy in 2017 at Ivy Tech Lafayette Campus. In his Chemistry 101 class.I had tried the class with another professor previously. Tim teaches largely from notes. Utilizing the textbook for homework questions. Timothy was always willing and eager to help myself and countless other students in my class and others. I ended up with an 83% in Chemistry 101 and an 86% in Chemistry 102. I calculated that I must have spent 128 hours easily in his office hours over the course of two classes. I cannot say enough good things about him as a person and a teacher! Hands down the best teacher I've ever had. He teaches with clarity and humor often adding real life examples or anecdotes about his days in the laboratory working towards his PhD at Purdue University.

J
Jacob

I've had him as a professor in the past. He has a teaching method that a lot of my fellow classmates and I agree is very effective. He boasts a doctorate in Organometallic Chemistry and is very knowledgeable of the chemistry in general.
He never hesitated to help someone understand a difficult topic and was able to help me in my applied chemistry courses with his broad knowledge of the central science.

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