Faculty and Staff Positions

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Position Description:
The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Lee University seeks a tenure track position in Organic Chemistry to begin in August of 2019. To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned Doctorate in Chemistry or a related discipline. Candidates holding a Master’s degree in Chemistry may be considered for a position in our non-tenure track lecturer track. This position will primarily address service in general and nursing chemistry for our chemistry, biochemistry, pre-medical, pre-nursing, and pre-physician assistant tracks and possible assignment in physical science core offerings. A strong record of effective teaching is desirable. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties will include teaching the general and GOB chemistry lectures and laboratories and possibly the physical science core classes and labs; mentoring undergraduate student-faculty research or other scholarship involvement appropriate in our primarily teaching-focused institution; advising students as assigned; university and community service; curriculum development; reporting to Department Chair; and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.

Required qualifications include Christian commitment and Community Covenant lifestyle agreement; doctorate/masters in appropriate field; demonstrated college teaching ability; ability to develop and mentor students in limited scope research; ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures; post-doctoral experience preferred, but not required.

Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form (available at the website listed below), a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Paul DeLaLuz, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311. The application form is available at: http://www.leeuniversity.edu/uploadedFiles/Content/human-resources/faculty-application.pdf.