Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
The Department of Natural Sciences at Lee University seeks a tenure track position in Organic Chemistry to begin in August of 2020. 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 lecturer track. This position will primarily address service in Organic Chemistry and our General/Organic/Biochemistry offering for nursing. These courses serve our biochemistry, pre-medical, pre-nursing, and pre-physician assistant tracks. A strong record of effective teaching is desirable. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties will include teaching the Organic and General/Organic/Biochemistry lectures and laboratories and possibly core science courses offered by the department; 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, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311. The application form is available at: http://leeuniversity.edu/uploadedFiles/Content/human-resources/faculty-application.pdf