Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Sioux Falls, SD
Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent fringe benefits included.
Mar 01, 2018
Mar 31, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Augustana University seeks to fill a continuing-term, full-time position in the Chemistry Department at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August, 2018. 

Primary responsibilities: Teaching general and organic chemistry, including lab, for majors and non-majors. There is a heavy lab component to this position. There is also potential for contributing to the teaching of First Year Seminar (FYS) for the shared core curriculum. A demonstrated dedication to undergraduate education, a willingness to be flexible, and a commitment to innovative and excellent teaching are the primary expectations for this position. Summer teaching opportunities outside of the base teaching load are also available. Research is not an expectation for the position. 

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry (organic chemistry emphasis); post-doctoral and prior teaching experience would be considered a plus.

Salary: Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent fringe benefits are included.

Closing Date: March 23, 2018 or until position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please send a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy, scientific expertise and experience, and commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana); copies of undergrad and graduate transcripts; a curriculum vita; a completed Augustana University employment application; and three letters of reference electronically to Official web site:

Contact Search Committee Chair with questions: Dr. Barry Eichler, Professor, Chemistry,, 605-274-4814.

For more information about the department please see:

Chemistry Department web page:

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.