Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, Tenure Track Position

Abilene, Texas
Commensurate with Experience
Dec 05, 2018
Feb 03, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of the Chemistry and Physics at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry beginning August 2019.

Hardin-Simmons University is a historically Baptist small liberal arts college with a total enrollment of approximately 2,300 students.  The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers bachelor degrees in Chemistry, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to teach general chemistry, organic chemistry, and the associated laboratories.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to conduct chemical research with undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in organic chemistry or closely related field (ABD candidates will be considered)
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills
  • Must be active in their Christian faith

To apply for this position submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letters of reference, university transcripts, and a statement of faith via e-mail to the Hardin-Simmons University Human Resources Office at and to Dr. Kenny Stephens, Department of Chemistry and Physics, chair at

Review of packets will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information visit the Hardin-Simmons website at

Hardin-Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information or military service.  HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully, consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion.