Instructor of Chemistry



Job description

The Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Southern Arkansas University invites applicants for non-tenure track position of Instructor of Chemistry position. Housed in the College of Science and Engineering, the Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry currently offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry, Pre-Health Professional Biochemistry and Forensic Science. This position begins August, 2023.

Duties: Teach 15 hours of undergraduate courses split between lecture and laboratory in liberal arts chemistry and in other chemistry courses for non-majors; demonstrate the ability to engage students from across all majors; show a commitment to quality instruction; be familiar with computer data collection in undergraduate laboratories and preparation of laboratory materials; participate in recruitment efforts and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Ph.D or ABD in any area of Chemistry, or Master’s in Chemistry with teaching experience; must have excellent written and oral communication skills. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

How to apply

Applicants should send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts indicating any degrees with relevant completion dates, and the contact information of three (3) references to [email protected] or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Recommendation letters are welcomed with the application. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

SAU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations.

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Southern Arkansas University is a unique, yet comprehensive liberal arts uni­versity at the heart of southern Arkansas. Established in 1909, SAU has built on its foundation tied to the region’s agricultural past and continues to grow while expand­ing its tradition of success into more than 60 degrees in four distinct colleges. The University is committed to providing the best tools, programs, services and oppor­tunities with qualified professors dedicated to helping their students reach their educa­tional goals and professional future.