Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry


Job title: Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Company: St Mary’s university

Job description: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at St. Mary’s University is inviting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry. The position is expected to begin August 2022. A Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related field and prior teaching experience are required. ABD candidates with an expected completion date within one year of appointment will be considered. Primary teaching responsibilities include Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory, but the candidate may also participate in General Chemistry and Advanced Chemistry courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to innovative undergraduate teaching and research, including seeking external funding. The successful candidate will participate in Department and University committees and meetings, advise undergraduate majors, and take part in service activities outside the Department. The Department is committed to providing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment.

St. Mary’s University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: www.stmarytx.edu/about. St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary’s enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University’s Marianist educational mission.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applications can be found at with the option to upload supporting documents electronically. Along with the application please submit (1) a cover letter addressing interest in position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official graduate transcript confirming degree, and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a two-page research proposal, and (6) two letters of reference to: Dr. Susan Oxley, Chair, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, St. Mary’s University, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas, 78228-8574. Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

St. Mary’s University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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Location: San Antonio, TX

Job date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 03:08:49 GMT

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