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Concordia University Texas
11400 Concordia University Drive
Austin, TX  78726
Job Title:
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Job Type:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
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How To Apply:
To apply, please send Concordia University faculty application (found at, letter of interest, curriculum vita (include nursing lice
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Job Description:
The College of Science welcomes applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry. This professor supports Concordia’s mission by teaching and nurturing students in Introduction to Chemistry, Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, and/or other Chemistry courses according to the needs of the University. The chemistry department has a Chemistry minor and serves the biology, environmental science and pre-nursing majors and is currently developing a full Chemistry major including an emphasis area in materials science. This position is a regular full-time instructional faculty position that will be initially hired into an Initial Level term contract (normally starting with a 2 year term) that is eligible for consideration for our modified tenure level appointment and will be made at the Assistant Professor rank and eligible for advancement in rank. The Assistant Professor of Chemistry will teach 24 credit hours in an academic year (four courses every fall and spring semester) to complete a 30-hour expectation with the remaining 6 hours consisting of advising, committee work, course development and other duties. Additional expectations include being part of the Concordia community and working towards offering a Chemistry major. In addition to the required teaching load, 6 equivalent load hours of service are expected annually, 2 load hours each in: scholarship and professional development, faculty service and service to the University. The successful candidate will maintain effected academic advising and regular office hours. The Assistant Professor of Chemistry will also serve on university committees and attend Division, College, and Faculty meetings.
Job Qualifications:
*Minimum of a Masters in Chemistry, or a related area, is required. *Applicants without an earned doctorate may be considered but the successful candidate will be required to begin suitable doctoral study, which must be completed prior to consideration for tenure or advancement in rank. *Candidates must have demonstrated success in college level teaching and have demonstrated an aptitude and engagement in scholarship. *Applicants should show a strong interest in Concordia’s commitment to “Develop Christian Leaders.” *Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education within the community of the Lutheran university and as such all candidates must be active members in a Christian church; membership in a Lutheran Church is preferred.