Chemistry, 1-Year Tearm

Saint Joseph, Minnesota
Jan 29, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, Inorganic, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Chemistry Department at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University invites applications for a full-time one-year term position (with benefits and a competitive salary).  This position will begin in August 2018 and has potential for renewal.  The hire will be mentored in inclusive pedagogy, interdisciplinary teaching, and providing student support.  We expect a strong commitment to deliver an innovative chemistry curriculum to diverse learners in a small class setting.  The 12-member department is looking for a team-member to teach multi-section integrated courses and labs in the area of chemical reactivity (Inorganic, Organic and Biochemistry).  View further detail about our ACS accredited program at  Opportunities exist for faculty-student research in a modern facility with robust instrumentation.    


The College of St. Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for men, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis.  Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition.  The Benedictine value of hospitality creates a welcoming community for individuals of all faiths and perspectives.  Students and faculty from many diverse belief systems collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural and religious experience at CSB|SJU.  More information about the colleges is available at             


Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in undergraduate education.  A Ph. D. in Chemistry or closely related field is required by August 2018.  


Applications are accepted online at  Applicants must submit a letter of application, a statement of their philosophy of teaching (including experience with a wide range of pedagogies to engage a diverse group of students), curriculum vitae, and copies of all transcripts.  


Evaluation of applicants will begin on February 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.   


If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or .  It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks.   


Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.