Faculty Positions

Posting date:  11.03.12

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Full-time -   No longer accepting applications

The Chemistry Department at Schreiner University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry. This is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position available August 2013. The candidate must be able to teach all levels of chemistry including, but not limited to, introductory courses for science majors and non-majors, and upper-level chemistry and biochemistry courses. Expertise in chemical education with an emphasis on current pedagogies for engaging new science majors is preferred. Teaching in the University's groundbreaking interdisciplinary core curriculum also is expected.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and participation in curricular development and assessment. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in departmental duties, committee service, campus activities, and engage in scholarship and/or creative activities aligned with institutional goals. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2012. Schreiner University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Qualifications: Position requires a minimum of a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline, an earned doctorate, or ABD with completion no later than August 2013 for tenure track. Teaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.

Full-time: 9 month contract, exempt faculty position


How to apply: All candidate materials must be submitted in PDF format via email to hr@schreiner.edu.  Ideally, materials should be submitted in a single PDF file (no larger than 5MB).  The file should include:

  • Employment Application
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references
  • Other support materials such as teaching evaluations

For questions, please contact Mary Woods, Director of Human Resource Services, by email hr@schreiner.edu or by phone at 830.792.7375.


Schreiner University is a private university committed to liberal learning and professional preparation that has witnessed steady growth in its student enrollment and facilities over the past several years. Affiliated by choice and covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA), Schreiner University is the premier institution of higher education in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Increasingly known for its programs in the Life Sciences, Visual Arts, and Integrity Ambassadors in Business program, as well as its commitment to integrative and interdisciplinary learning, this ambitious institution seeks faculty who can enhance the educational experience we offer to undergraduate and graduate students.

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