"The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Abilene Christian University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor or college assistant professor to teach analytical and freshman level chemistry beginning Fall 2022. Current funding is for at least 3 years. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. A masters degree in chemistry or a related field is required, a Ph.D. is preferred. Review of applications will begin 2/28/2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
A visiting assistant professor will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester and conduct research with undergraduate students during the semester and summer. A college faculty member will teach 4 courses per semester and 2 courses in the summer.
The mission of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is to prepare students for careers in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical education, and health professions by displaying high professional standards and by modeling Christian values, leadership, and service.
Abilene Christian University is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All qualified applicants for these positions must be professing Christians and be willing to support the Christian mission of ACU.
ACU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal laws. Nominations of and applications from qualified women and minorities are especially encouraged.
Applications must include (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) an essay describing your philosophy of teaching and learning, (4) a separate essay describing the relationship of faith and Christian worldview to teaching and learning, (5) a separate essay concerning your personal spiritual journey, (6) a description of proposed research, if interested in a visiting faculty position, (7) copies of transcripts for all academic work, and (8) at least three letters of recommendation with the recommender's contact information. One must be a letter of recommendation from a church leader and at least two must be academic letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. These can be emailed directly from the recommender to the department chair, Autumn Sutherlin (firstname.lastname@example.org)."