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Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry

Montana State University Billings
Billings, Montana
Commensurate with education and experience and subject to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
Closing date
Apr 23, 2023

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Field of specialization
Green Chemistry, Organic
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry

Position Details

Position Information

NBAPOSN Title Assistant Professor

Working Title Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry

Brief Position Overview Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in Organic Chemistry. Appointment will be within the College of Health Professions and Science and housed within our newly renovated state-of-the- art facility.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor

Position Number 6A0220

Department Biological and Physical Sciences

Division College of Health Professions and Science

Appointment Type Faculty

Contract Term Academic Year


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FLSA Exempt

Union Affiliation Billings Faculty Association

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Yes

Compensation Annual

Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.

Contract Type MUS

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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement Montana State University Billings is a preferred employer in the region- WE WANT YOU!

The following are reasons why you should join our team:

  • Work-life balance
  • Paid holidays and General Election Day
  • Personal Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Employee and Dependent Tuition Waiver
  • Opportunities to engage in professional development opportunities
  • Committed to employee wellness and access to a robust Employee Assistance


  • Medical Benefits that are robust and affordable

Visit MUS Benefits to learn more about our benefit package including Medical, Vision, and Dental

  • Life Insurance and Long Term Disability are incorporated into our benefits.
  • Learn more about our retirement benefits at MUS Retirement.
  • Opportunities for career growth and a variety of career paths
  • Campus vibrancy- coffee shops, FREE attendance to MSUB concerts, athletic events, and lectures, access to recreation center, library, etc

Applications received by April 21, 2023 will be given preference review; however, the position is open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities Organic Chemistry, Assistant Professor: Tenure Track, 1.0 FTE, Appointment in the Department of Biological and Physical Sciences, Fall 2023. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (ABD will be considered, but dissertation must be completed within 18 months per collective bargaining agreement). Appointment will be within the College of Health Professions and Science and housed within our newly renovated state-of- the-art facility. Instructional duties include teaching Organic Chemistry, Advanced Organic Chemistry, Elements of Organic Chemistry, Intro to General Chemistry, and other courses as needs dictate. Establishment of a discipline-related research program involving undergraduates is expected. Evidence of high quality, innovative college teaching experience and potential for productive, externally-funded research in an undergraduate, liberal arts setting are required. The successful candidate is expected to share the University commitment to outcomes assessment, continuous quality improvement and ongoing development of the university.

Required Qualifications –
Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry

Preferred Qualifications –
Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Evidence of successful teaching experience at the university level
  • Evidence of potential for productive research involving undergraduates

The Successful Candidate Will The successful candidate is expected to share the University commitment to outcomes assessment, continuous quality improvement and ongoing development of the university.

Special Requirements REVIEW DATE: Applications received by April 21, 2023 will be given preference review; however, the position is open until filled.

Physical Demands

The Program Organic Chemistry

The Department Department of Biological and Physical Sciences

The College - College of Health Professions and Science The College of Health Professions and Science has a strong interest in being a leader in training the next generation of Health and Science Professionals. Current offerings at
MSU-Billings include healthcare related degree programs that span areas from careers with direct patient contact (such as Nursing, Athletic Training, Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, Paramedic, Radiology and Ultrasound Technology) to the Allied Health professions (such as Health Administration, Medical Coding and Billing, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. We also offer degrees in Biology, Chemistry and Health and Human Performance that prepare students to continue their education in Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Studies, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. Students and Faculty in these programs have opportunities to collaborate, conduct joint research, expand research, develop additional career pathways, and build meaningful connections within the health services, industry, and biotech sectors to meet our community and regional needs. Interested individuals can obtain more information about the College of Health Professions and Science at .

This position has supervisory No

Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number F00276P

Number of Vacancies 1

Close Date 04/21/2023

Open until filled Yes

Special Instructions Summary

Dr. David Butler
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
MSU Billings
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101

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Diversity Statement Montana State University Billings is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University Billings makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana
Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU Billings provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, Montana State University Billings, 1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298, 406-657-2278

MSU Billings Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Billings Website:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. Transcript; unofficial is acceptable (5 MB max.)
4. Teaching Statement
5. List of References (3 or more)
6. Philosophy Statement
7. Statement of research scholarship endeavors

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Job Type: Full-time



  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance




  • Monday to Friday


MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS is the third largest University in Montana located in the largest city in Montana. The East campus and College of Technology together are home to approximately 5,000 students. With six colleges being a part of the campus, the University offers a wide variety of degree programs to its students. Montana State University-Billings also employs around 500 employees, who together work hard to create an outstanding University for both students and employees.

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