Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Lebanon, Illinois
Salary determined by experience and salary schedule at the University plus a full benefit package
Sep 18, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
Field of specialization
General / Technical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

McKendree University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin Fall 2019 at its Lebanon, Illinois campus.

McKendree University is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants should communicate their ability to contribute to this commitment. The position requires a Ph.D. and prior college-level teaching experience. Candidates should have a background relevant to teaching organic chemistry. The ability to teach biochemistry courses is strongly desired, but not required.

The regular teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in general and organic chemistry, and their associated laboratories, and may include upper-level chemistry courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise.  In addition, faculty participate in student advising and engage in ongoing research with undergraduates. 

McKendree, Illinois’ oldest college, is a selective comprehensive university with a liberal arts tradition located approximately 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Send a cover letter, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address teaching experience), statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research specifically addressing undergraduate research, referencing position #CHE68 to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources, at

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled.