Adjunct Lab Instructor

Samford University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Birmingham, Alabama
Part-time with the potential for full-time Lecturer position
Closing date
Nov 19, 2021

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(part-time faculty, non-tenure track)

Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian University environment to apply for the position of adjunct lab instructor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This is a part-time, non- tenure-track appointment and will begin in January 2022.

The initial appointment will be for the spring semester with the potential for full-time Lecturer position in Fall 2022.

Qualified candidates should hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D. in chemistry; ABD accepted) with some teaching experience at the college or high school (college-prep) level. Responsibilities will include teaching lower-level laboratory courses.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has eight full-time faculty members and approximately 35 majors.

Samford University ( is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the University was founded in 1841 and has 425 full time faculty and more than 5,700 students representing 44 states and 30 countries. Samford has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 2nd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. The University is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting.

Please submit CV, a listing of three references with contact information, along with the faculty application (link below) to be considered for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States, as Samford will not sponsor any employment visas for this position. Samford University and Howard College of Arts and Sciences embrace diversity in their faculty, students, and staff and encourage applications from those who would add to the diversity of our academic community.  

Please submit all application materials in PDF format to:

Subject:  Adjunct/Chem-Biochem

“Application for Faculty Position” can be found at:

Except as specifically exempted by federal law requirements, Samford University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability or age in the administration or application of its educational programs and policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs. Consistent with its Christian mission and organizations, Samford is exempt from the religious provisions of Title VII pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Sections 2000e-1(a) and 2000e-2(e).

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