Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

ID: 7057023
Posted: April 17, 2019

Job Description

Responsibilities
Duties include the possibility of teaching lower-division courses and laboratories in General, and Organic chemistry. Additional expertise in teaching junior level Biochemistry, Biochemistry II, and corresponding laboratories is also necessary. Visiting Assistant Professors will participate in departmental meetings, departmental service, and related initiatives. Applicants interested in gaining experience and mentorship in the use of active student-centered learning approaches are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in chemistry and prior teaching experience is required. The department is committed to broadening the participation of under-represented groups in STEM fields. We seek candidates interested in promoting meaningful interactions between students and faculty that help our majors develop both knowledge and confidence in the professional practice of science regardless of their background or outgoing career trajectory. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

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 3,700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's University is a Minority Serving Institution, serving a diverse community that welcomes faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, engaged learning, and exciting research opportunities. The School of Natural Sciences is housed in two buildings with 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also co-manages the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000+ acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. The Department of Chemistry offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry, a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, a B.S. degree in Forensic Chemistry, and a B.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry.




 

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