Assistant Professor of Practice - Waco Campus- Non-Tenure Track

Waco, Texas
Salary negotiable dependent on budget and experience
May 11, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Field of specialization
General / Technical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Texas Tech University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position at McLennan Community College in Waco. Primary Job duties will be: Teaching Organic Chemistry I and II and the corresponding laboratories each semester. There will also be opportunities to teach Analytical Chemistry. Teaching during summer sessions are encouraged, but not mandatory. All classes are offered on the McLennan Community College Campus located in Waco, TX. Class size ranges from 10 to 20 students and are offered as part of the Biology Major. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is desired, but not required. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Located in Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University is a state-supported National Research University Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a Carnegie R1: Highest Research Activity classification. It has an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, and is one of the major multidisciplinary universities in the Southwest. This position is in the Waco metropolitan area which is home to more than 150,000 people and features sunny weather and affordable housing.

All applications must be submitted online. Online application can be made at for faculty requisition number 23810BR.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of diversity and inclusion, and teaching philosophy. Applicants must also arrange to have two confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to MCC Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Box 41061, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061 ( Evaluation of applications will begin and continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the excellence and diversity of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.