Assistant or Associate Professor: Chemistry

Anderson, South Carolina
Commensurate with Experience
May 05, 2021
Jun 04, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty member in the area of Chemistry beginning in August 2021 (or January 2022). An earned doctorate in Chemistry or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is preferred; an ABD or master’s degree will be considered. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is also preferred. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Faculty rank and status (including the option of tenure-track) will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship.

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate chemistry classes in the areas of general chemistry and organic chemistry. Chemistry faculty maintain a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year, supervise undergraduate research projects, and advise.

The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to be receive of Apple's Distinguished School recognition three times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was recently ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please send a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to this email address:, or mail application materials to: 

Administrative Assistant—Chemistry Search
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard, #1123
Anderson, SC 29621


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