Adjunct Teaching Position
Department of Chemistry
School of Natural Sciences
St. Edward's University invites applications for an adjunct faculty appointment to teach one or more sections of chemistry lecture and/or lab courses. The Department of Chemistry routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously openand qualified persons will be selected to teach undergraduate courses/labs as the need arises. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.
Immediate-Spring 2019: The Department of Chemistry is looking for a position to teach a Wednesday (530-820PM) General Chemistry laboratory.
Continuing need: Teaching one or more sections of chemistry lecture and/or lab lower division courses in analytical, general and organic chemistry. Laboratory courses typically run between 2PM and 8PM in three-hour intervals. Availability for both afternoon and evening labs is preferred. Lectures vary in time but are mostly taught during the day.
Ph.D. in chemistry required. Prior teaching experience is preferred. The department is committed to broadening the participation of under-represented groups in STEM fields. We seek candidates interested in promoting meaningful interactions between students and faculty that help our majors develop both knowledge and confidence in the professional practice of science regardless of their background or outgoing career trajectory. Successful candidate must complete an employment
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of 3700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's University is a Minority Serving Institution, serving a diverse community that welcomes faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, engaged learning, and exciting research opportunities. Within the last decade, the School of Natural Sciences has brought more than 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space online at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also recently acquired the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000 acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry, a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, a B.S. degree in Forensic Chemistry, and a B.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry.
How to Apply
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are invited to complete an on-line application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include an application letter of interest, vita, unofficial copies of transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate level), and full contact details of three references.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.