Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000329
Job Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Chemistry, beginning Fall 2019. This tenure-track position is being offered at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to participate in continued development of the UNT Dallas Life and Health Sciences Department, which offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. We are particularly interested in candidates with a wide range of teaching expertise with the ability to teach General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Environmental Chemistry.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Expectations for tenure track faculty at UNTD include excellent teaching, research, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, high quality research and scholarship, service, and program development. Faculty are also expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, and committee leadership.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry.
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Experience in teaching a range of chemistry courses including General Chemistry (and associated labs), Organic Chemistry (and associated labs), Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Environmental Chemistry.
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship and community service.
  • Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and team-building communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate research students and developing a research program that fits well with department capabilities and needs.
  • Experience in developing a Chemistry program (minor and/or major) at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution.
  • Experience in developing and supervising laboratory programs for General and Organic Chemistry.
  • Experience in development/delivery of hybrid and online courses.
  • Experience as an advisor for student organizations (e.g. Chemistry Club).
  • Experience supervising adjunct faculty and student workers.
  • Academic experience working with a culturally diverse population.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

According to Academic Schedule


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information for at least three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Ms. Michelle Baptiste at [email protected], or by calling 972-338-1501. Questions can also be directed to Dr. Mario Casa de Calvo, Interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at 972-338-1321 or [email protected] Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a job talk and teaching demonstration.

For best consideration, applications should be received by July 15, 2019.
Position will remain open until filled.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


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  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Veteran Preference (DD-214)

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Posted: 6/28/2019
Application Due: 8/27/2019
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