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Assistant Professor Chemistry

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Belton, Texas
Closing date
Nov 18, 2023

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Assistant Professor Chemistry

ID: 1805

Department: College of Humanities and Sciences

Type: Full-time Faculty

Post Date: 09/14/2023

Position Available Date: N/A


The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Humanities and Sciences is seeking a tenure-track faculty position in Chemistry beginning in late July of 2024 with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

The Chemistry program offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Chemistry with Biochemistry and Molecular Biology emphasis, Chemistry with pre-health professions emphasis., and Chemistry with Teacher Certification. The Department also provides instructional support to other degree programs and contributes to the Core curriculum. Our professors are committed to helping students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, maintaining significant student-faculty interactions and providing professional development opportunities. Our distinctive learning experiences include student clubs affiliated with the American Chemical Society and Chemistry Honor Society, and chemical research funded by the Departmental Research Grant of The Welch Foundation.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities:
Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student recruitment and advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

Specific Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate upper-level courses in biochemistry lecture and laboratory, general chemistry lecture and laboratory, and introductory non-majors lectures and laboratories. Teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester.
• A Doctorate in Chemistry (or related disciplines) is required. Candidates with a degree or specialization in Biochemistry are preferred. ABD will be considered. Tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand.

• Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.

• Must be an active and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

Application Deadline:
Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:
Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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