Assistant or Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Job description


Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications for a professor of Chemistry with an emphasis in Inorganic Chemistry. The ideal candidate will be able to teach upper level coursework as well as other sub-disciplines and non-majors courses within the chemistry department as needed. The candidate will also be committed to building and sustaining an active program of undergraduate research. Recent research activity in inorganic chemistry preferred. Applicants should show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan-Arminian theology, and commitments to liberal learning and the integration of Christian faith in teaching and practice.  Applicants with diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives are especially encouraged to apply.

Pending funding;  Start date will be Fall 2019.  An earlier start date is negotiable.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in inorganic chemistry and an active, growing Christian faith. A commitment to teaching excellence within a Christ-centered academic community is essential. Rank and compensation are determined by education and experience.


Job responsibilities including teaching chemistry courses to majors and non-majors as well as student mentoring, curriculum development, academic advising and supervision of undergraduate research.  The chemistry department at Indiana Wesleyan University has five full-time faculty members, a strong commitment to high qualify, academically-rigorous teaching and a growing emphasis in undergraduate research. The prospective faculty member should be willing to work collaboratively as part of our vibrant School of the Physical and Applied Sciences of 36 full-time faculty.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. 

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.  It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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