Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Biochemistry (Tenure Track)

Hendrix College, Conway, AR
Sep 22, 2017
Oct 22, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Hendrix College ( invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position of Chemistry to begin in August 2018.  The College seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty who combine mastery of their disciplines with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. The successful candidate will teach Biochemistry and is expected to contribute to the introductory courses for majors and non-majors. Start-up funding and research space will be provided to support a sustainable research program with undergraduates. The successful candidate will have a 3/3 teaching assignment with 25% reassigned for directing an undergraduate research program, dependent on continued research productivity. Doctorate is expected by the start date; however, applicants who are ABD at the time of application will be considered.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research plans.  In addition, three letters of recommendation should be requested and sent by e-mail to  Address cover letter to Dr. David Hales.  Electronic submissions are required and can be made at  Review of materials will begin on October 23, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts and sciences. Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415

Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, (not for applications), 501-505-2954