Assistant Professor Chemistry - Tenure Track
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry School of Natural Sciences
St. Edward's University
St. Edward's University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in physical chemistry beginning August 2020.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Application review will begin October 10, 2019
, and continue until position filled. Qualified applicants are invited to complete an on-line application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com. 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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
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.
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 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; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW Sponsorship:
We are not offering sponsorship at this time. -
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Reference #: J19062
Posted: 9/26/2019 - refresh of position
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 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 https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.
For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.