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Visiting Faculty, Chemistry

Company: University of St. Thomas
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


The Department of Chemistry at the University of St. Thomas (MN) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position at the rank of Visiting Faculty. The appointment is for the 2021-2022 academic year and is not renewable.

The successful candidate will teach a combination of 6-7 lecture and laboratory courses, primarily in the area of General Chemistry. In addition to teaching, faculty are expected to participate in service to the department, which may include curricular development, General Chemistry program coordination assistance, and curricular assessment. It is essential that the candidate has a strong commitment to teaching and should also have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to candidates with prior General Chemistry teaching experience and the ability to also contribute to our Inorganic Chemistry courses and labs.

The University of St. Thomas Chemistry Department is ACS-accredited, consisting of thirteen full-time faculty plus support staff working exclusively with undergraduates. The department is professionally-engaged, well-equipped with modern instrumentation and committed to active undergraduate research.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


A Ph.D. in Chemistry is preferred; however, ABD will be considered.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application. You will be asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter.

In addition to submitting the cover letter, please provide the following:

A curriculum vitae Complete the reference section of the application by providing contact information for 3 professional references. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. A written statement of teaching philosophy, to include evidence of teaching effectiveness, if applicable (no more than 2 pages)

Review of applications will begin on April 12, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The start date will be no later than September 1, 2021.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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