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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
March 22, 2019

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Rainer Zawadzki

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Albuquerque, NM 87112, USA


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Credentials

**** ****** ** **** ** Teaching - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, USA

English as Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Science Education (Spanish)

1974 Doctor in Philosophy - University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA


1968 Bachelor of Science - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, México

Chemical Engineering

Professional Experience

2018 -Present Casual Instructor – Central new Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Advanced grammar and speech for non-native speakers of English

2013 - Present Translator – Governors State University, University Park, Illinois

Digital Learning and Media Department. Translation from English into Spanish of a licensure course for foster and adoptive parents

2013 - 2015 Adjunct Instructor – Prairie State College – Chicago Heights, Illinois

Taught two sections of the laboratory portion of a general chemistry I course.

2009 - 2012 Consultant – Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna – Chiangmai Thailand. Taught how to write for a science journal in English, I also edited scientific papers for publication in a foreign journal.

2006 - 2008 Interim Coordinator/Adjunct Instructor – Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois

Coordinated the ESL program that served approximately 300 students: supervised 7 faculty, hired adjunct instructors, evaluated teacher performance, tested and registered students, adapted curriculum and textbook to State Content Standards, taught advanced ESL (10 hours) and general chemistry (10 hours).

2004 - present Adjunct Instructor – University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College - Albuquerque, New Mexico. With CNM I teach Advanced Grammar for Non-Native Speakers of English, level 5. With UNM I taught the lecture sections of CHEM 122 (general chemistry: kinetics, equilibrium, and electrochemistry), class size 300 students.

2002- 2004 Dean of Math, Science and Technology – South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois

In administrative charge of the departments of Mathematics, Physical Science, Engineering, Technology, Human Services, and Legal Studies - Serviced students, arbitrated faculty issues, reviewed curricula and outcomes assessments, and maintained budgetary integrity. Annual budget $2.9M.

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1998- 2000 District Science Facilitator – School District of University City, Saint Louis, Missouri.

In administrative and pedagogical charge of the science and math curriculum and administered NSF Urban Systemic Initiative funds ($0.5M). Wrote k-5 science curriculum and provided professional development to the district. Annual budget $1.1M

1997 - 1998 Customer Service Agent – Trans World Airlines, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Helped the traveling public to get to their destination.

1993- 1997 Director, Boonshoft Science Center – Dayton Society of Natural History, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Designed and built exhibits for public space, developed the museum’s chemistry, physics, and mathematics curriculum, designed river quality case study curriculum for 7th and 8th grades for the Dayton Public School System, and raised $1.5M in construction funds..

1992- 1993 Science Teacher – Yellow Springs Schools, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA.

Taught seventh and eighth grade science.

1991- 1992 Foreign Expert – Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Developed and taught an English for special purposes (ESP) chemistry curriculum and advised local industries on research, safety and GMP related regulatory issues.

1976 - 1991 Group Leader Pharmaceuticals – Pfizer Laboratories, Pearl River, New York, USA

I supervised the construction of chemistry/engineering laboratories and pilot plants. I saw to the implementation of codes related to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as applicable to drug safety and environmental protection measures. I was responsible for employee laboratory safety. Supervised five chemists and/or engineers in the production of bulk drug chemicals for INDA and NDA under GMP guidelines. I am familiar with conducting Hazards Operability Reviews (HAZOP) and Risk-Benefit assessment. Porphyrin, penicillin/cephalosporin, polyglycolide, dinitro benzene amine, and starch chemistry

1974 - 1976 Director of Chemical Research – Johnson & Johnson, Mexico City, México

Researched and developed new pharmaceutical drug entities under cGMP for the Central American market.

Languages (Read, Spoken, and Written)

English and Spanish with simultaneous translation competency into either language, and German

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Salmón M., Jiménez A., & Zawadzki R. (1973).: Hammett correlation and chemical shift parameters of the methine proton in some 9-phenyl octahydroxanthenes.: Org. Magnetic Resonance, 5, 5.

Salmón M., Jiménez A., Salazar I. & Zawadzki R (1973 NMR Hammett correlation. A laboratory experiment.: J. Chem. Educ., 50, (5), 370.

Zawadzki R.: Mechanism of peracid oxidation of olefins.: Diss. Abstr. Int. B 1974, 35, (5), 2130.

Shih S., Zawadzki R., Reiff E., & Katzer J(1978 Effect of catalyst composition on quinoline and acridine hydrodenitrogenation.: Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem., 23, 99.

Bhinde M., Shih S., Zawadzki R., Katzer J. & Kwart H. (1979).: Hydrogenation over molybdenum-containing catalysts.: 3rd. Chem. Uses Molybdenum Proc. Int. Conf., 184-7.

Zawadzki R. & Zhu Y. (1992): On the design of multiple choices in English Proficiency Tests for graduate students in China.: TFL Journal, (11), 29-33, (in Chinese).

Zawadzki R.: (2010)Is process-oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL) suitable as a teaching method in Thailand’s higher education?: As. J. Education & Learning, 1(2), 66-74.

Corrienna, Abdul-Talib, Zurida, Ismail, & Zawadzki, R. (2013). Scientific Inquiry Skills of Malaysian High Schools Students, Journal of the Association for Science and Mathematics Education, 16, pp 42-51.

Corrienna Abdul Talib, Rainer Zawadzki & Zurida Ismail (2014). Awareness of climate change among GLOBE Trainers. Learning Science and Mathematics Online Journal, pp. 58-65.

Corrienna Abdul-Talib, Zurida Ismail, Norizan Esa & Zawadzki Rainer (2014). Effect of guided-inquiry approach on teacher’s environmental knowledge, In Devadason R. P, Zurida Ismail & Ng K. T. (Eds), Empowering the future generation through science education, pp 102-114.


Daniels W. & Zawadzki R.: Hydrolytic N-denitration of secondary nitramines with quaternary ammonium salts and hydroxide ion.: U. S. Patent No. 4,391,992, July 5, 1983.

Steven L. Clauss, Michael J. Pastel & Rainer K. Zawadzki: Stable Porfimer Sodium Compositions and Methods for their Manufacture.:U. S. Patent No.5,244.914, September 14, 1993.

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