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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Stephens College
Columbia, Missouri
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
May 12, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Stephens College invites applications for a full-time 9-month non-tenure track position in Chemistry in the Biology program within the School of Health Sciences. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and teach innovative, engaging, student-centered courses within the biology, integrative human biology and nursing majors in the following areas: general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry and environmental chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching clinically-relevant general chemistry content to nursing students. Faculty will be expected to engage undergraduate students in their research and scholarly agenda and mentor students completing their capstone research projects.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and teach undergraduate courses in chemistry
  • Academic advisement to undergraduate students
  • Develop and pursue a research and scholarly agenda with undergraduate students
  • Provide service to the college and profession
  • Assist in development of curricula and programs within the School of Health Sciences

Education and Experience:


  • Earned PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or closely related field (physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry)
  • Experience teaching at the collegiate or university level
  • Record of research accomplishments
  • Ability to flex teaching style to a wide-variety of learners
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal communication skills

Highly Desired:

  • Postdoctoral research experience
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate students in research experiences
  • Academic advisement to pre-health undergraduate students

Stephens College is committed to the promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Candidates should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Stephens College is a women’s college proudly located in downtown Columbia, MO, home to the University of Missouri and two private colleges with a total student population of about 40,000. Since our founding in 1833, we’ve been offering innovative, career-focused programs sound in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts and sciences. We take a hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure our students get both quality classroom instruction and external work experiences that complement their coursework. Stephens College prepares students to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world. Graduate, online, and certificate programs available to women and men as part of our commitment to lifelong learning. 

The college prides itself on fostering a close-knit faculty community and on providing a welcoming, learning-centered environment for students. The learning community is distinguished by small classes, close engagement with faculty, intellectual rigor, and dynamic programs of study that reflect the College’s mission of lifelong learning. Stephens College contributes to the vibrant social and cultural climate which makes Columbia such a desirable place to live.

Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and college-matched retirement plan.

Stephens College does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status and all other classifications protected by law. Stephens College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX or disability accommodations, any other concerns related to equity or noncompliance, or requests for a complete copy of the College’s policy should be directed to the Stephens College Equity Compliance Team at, or (573) 876-2321 or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at 

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