Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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  • Chemistry
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Department of Chemistry
    School of Natural Sciences

    St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track visiting assistant professor appointment in Chemistry for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Duties include the possibility of teaching lower-division courses and laboratories in General, and Organic chemistry. Additional expertise in teaching junior level Biochemistry, Biochemistry II, and corresponding laboratories is also necessary. Visiting Assistant Professors will participate in departmental meetings, departmental service, and related initiatives. Applicants interested in gaining experience and mentorship in the use of active student-centered learning approaches are encouraged to apply.

    Ph.D. in chemistry and prior teaching experience is required. The department is committed to broadening the participation of under-represented groups in STEM fields. We seek candidates interested in promoting meaningful interactions between students and faculty that help our majors develop both knowledge and confidence in the professional practice of science regardless of their background or outgoing career trajectory. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

    About St. Edward's University
    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of 3,700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's University is a Minority Serving Institution, serving a diverse community that welcomes faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, engaged learning, and exciting research opportunities. The School of Natural Sciences is housed in two buildings with 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also co-manages the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000+ acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. The Department of Chemistry offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry, a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, a B.S. degree in Forensic Chemistry, and a B.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry.

    How to Apply
    The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are invited to complete an on-line application at Please include an application cover letter stating the reasons for applying for this position and qualifications that fit the responsibilities, an updated CV, unofficial copies of transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate level), and full contact details of three references. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer, and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers. We are currently not offering sponsorships at this time. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies.

    Posted: 4/15/19
    Available: 8/2019
    Reference #: J19032

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    Posted: 4/17/2019
    Application Due: 5/20/2019
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