Instructor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Ball State University is looking to fill two contract-line faculty positions starting August 18, 2017.  Responsibilities: teach freshman and sophomore chemistry courses and/or laboratories; upper-level chemistry courses and/or laboratories in areas of specialty also may be assigned.


Minimum qualifications:  master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related area from an accredited college or university.


Preferred qualifications: earned doctorate in chemistry, biochemistry, or related area from an accredited college or university; teaching experience at the collegiate level (e.g.  teaching assistant, instructor).


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Send letter of application, vita, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and contact information for three references (original reference letters strongly preferred) to:  Dr. Robert Sammelson, Chairperson, Department of Chemistry electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 31, 2017.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs.  We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.


Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.  The university offers an excellent benefits package.


Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.