Assistant Professor Chemistry - Tenure Track

St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

ID: 7062131
Posted: November 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Successful candidates will be expected to teach both introductory and upper division courses in both physical and general chemistry, as well as interdisciplinary courses. Candidates are expected to establish an active research program involving undergraduates, and participate in other school and department service activities.


A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required. Postdoctoral and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred. Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and engaging in research with undergraduates is required. Experience or interest in pedagogical innovation and implementing active learning in their courses is desired. Candidates with research experience that would enhance our current chemistry degree offerings are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience with teaching and research in cross-disciplinary fields such as biophysical, physical organic or materials chemistry is desired. We seek a colleague who will align and expand St. Edward's University mission, values, and strategic plan. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.


Application review will begin October 10, 2019, and continue until position filled. Qualified applicants are invited to complete an on-line application at Please include an application letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research interests, a diversity statement, unofficial copies of transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate level), and full contact details of three references. The required diversity statement must describe how the applicant would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at St. Edward's through their teaching, research, and service.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on