The Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Southern Arkansas University invites applicants for non-tenure track position of Instructor of Chemistry position. Housed in the College of Science and Engineering, the Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry currently offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry, Pre-Health Professional Biochemistry and Forensic Science. This position begins August, 2023.
Duties: Teach 15 hours of undergraduate courses split between lecture and laboratory in liberal arts chemistry and in other chemistry courses for non-majors; demonstrate the ability to engage students from across all majors; show a commitment to quality instruction; be familiar with computer data collection in undergraduate laboratories and preparation of laboratory materials; participate in recruitment efforts and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Ph.D or ABD in any area of Chemistry, or Master’s in Chemistry with teaching experience; must have excellent written and oral communication skills. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts indicating any degrees with relevant completion dates, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Recommendation letters are welcomed with the application. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.