Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic or Biochemist​ry) at Texas A&M-San Antonio

The College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University-San Antonio invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Chemistry position. The position can begin in Spring 2015 or Fall 2015; the former start date is preferred. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, with a specialization in organic chemistry, biochemistry or a related field, and a record of publications consistent with the candidate’s professional experience.

Applicants must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research, and prior college teaching experience is required. Teaching responsibilities will include organic and biochemistry courses with associated labs, as well as courses within the successful candidate’s area of expertise.

The successful candidate must exhibit evidence of quality performance in instruction at the undergraduate level and must be committed to furthering the development of a growing undergraduate program through collaborative curriculum development and assessment, as well as through initiation of a research program designed to include undergraduates. Teaching load is 4/4 or equivalent. Duties include coordinating the chemistry course offerings and planning and organizing the chemistry laboratory.

The university plans to start a major in chemistry starting in 2016-17 and the successful candidate will be expected to play a leading role in initiating the new program. Quality performance in research and professional development is expected and experience in interdisciplinary collaborations and collaborative grant writing is desirable.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to the growth of the department, college, university, and the community. October 17, 2014 is the priority date for consideration of applications . Only applications uploaded online at the university’s Human Resources website with jobs postings will be considered:



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