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Visiting Faculty of Chemistry FT9792

Xavier University
Cincinnati, Ohio
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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Full time

Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

Xavier University invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Chemistry for the 2024-2025 academic year. The position is renewable for up to three years, pending continuing need. The successful candidate will contribute to our program by teaching lower-division chemistry courses.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Xavier’s urban location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities. Xavier is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities as well as the Big East.

Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the work force.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.  

Position Responsibilities

Teaching laboratory courses in General Chemistry, Physiological Chemistry for Nursing majors, and other courses as needed.  Participation in the life of the Department and the University consistent with the mission of Jesuit higher education.

Required Qualifications

A master’s degree in Chemistry or a related field. Experiences that demonstrate a commitment to excellence in student-centered teaching and active learning. Ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues, university administrators, and the community.  

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. and/or teaching experience. Experience working with diverse faculty, staff, and students, and contributing to a climate of inclusivity.

To apply, please submit a cover letter (introduction, teaching philosophy and experience with diverse populations included), a current curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references to Xavier University’s website. Recommendation letters will only be requested from short-listed candidates. Review of applications will begin on April 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Craig Davis, Interim Chair, Department of Chemistry, at


Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

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