Overview

The Department of Science and Mathematics at Judson University seeks applications from individuals to fill a full-time visiting assistant professor position in Chemistry and Biochemistry for AY2018-2019. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

Primary Responsibilities: Prepare lessons, select homework assignments as necessary, and create tests and quizzes over the appropriate textbook sections. Give lectures and/or active learning work during class times as appropriate to the course goals. Respond to student questions (often via email) and evaluate student work. Each course comes with a laboratory component for which the instructor is responsible. The position includes teaching a general education sequence of Concepts in Life Science and Concepts in Chemistry, a two-semester sequence of General Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Analytical Chemistry.

Qualifications: Candidates must 1) hold an earned master’s degree, doctorate preferred, in Biochemistry or Chemistry, 2) demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith, 3) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community, and 4) possess collaborative skills to work with colleagues across the Science and Mathematics Department and throughout the university.

Salary/Benefits: Rank and salary based on qualifications, education, and work experience.

Contact Information: Applicants must provide a complete application packet including letter of application, the full-time faculty application (see http://www.judsonu.edu/jobs/), curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring). Please submit all application materials to: Dr. Jhennifer Amundson, Associate Provost for Faculty, at JAmundson@JudsonU.edu.

Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. The appointment will begin August 2018.

About Judson University: Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Nestled along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,200 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; 7 master’s degrees and one doctoral program.