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Visiting Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Shreveport, Louisiana
The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Jun 17, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Louisiana State University Shreveport (LSUS) invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, starting on August 15, 2023. We are seeking an energetic individual with enthusiasm for teaching at the undergraduate level. The main emphasis of this faculty member will be on teaching courses in chemistry, including but not limited to General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry over the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching for both science and non-science majors and will also be encouraged to engage in Department and University activities, including the supervision of student research.


A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Review of applications will begin May 24, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

 Required Attachments

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Unofficial copies of Graduate and Undergraduate Transcripts

4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

5. Summary of Research Experience and Future Research Plans

6. Name and Contact Information of References who will provide letters

Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their background, a curriculum vita with a list of publications, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research plan involving undergraduate research students to .Three reference letters from external providers will be required from semifinalists. Please have the reference providers email their letters to, and please ask them to include “Reference Letter for [your name]" in the subject line of their email.

For more information, please see the LSUS College of Arts and Sciences web page:

LSUS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.   For more information about LSU Shreveport go to  
LSUS is a State As a Model (SAME) employer that promotes affirmative strategies and goals for employment of individuals with disabilities. 



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