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Dordt College: Chemistry Position

Dordt College: Chemistry Faculty Opening

Dordt College is currently accepting applications for a full-time faculty member in chemistry beginning August 1, 2018. Responsibilities for this position include teaching organic chemistry and biochemistry for majors and non-majors, teaching courses in the Core Program, contributing to undergraduate research, and participating in departmental duties. We seek a dynamic, student-oriented professor who infuses their instruction with a Reformed Christian perspective. An earned doctoral degree in chemistry or biochemistry is preferred. A master’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

The Chemistry department at Dordt College has a strong history of preparing students for graduate and professional schools, industry and K-12 education, and a growing tradition of undergraduate research. This preparation is infused with a Reformed Christian worldview, in order to prepare students to be global citizens in God’s service. We are looking for an enthusiastic, open-minded team player who is interested in working with a growing set of science students.

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:

https://www.dordt.edu/about-dordt/job-openings/faculty/faculty-application-procedure

AAAS DoSER Senior Program Associate

Who We Are

"The advancement of science should be the chief concern of a nation that would conserve and increase the welfare of its people."

-James McKeen Cattell, former AAAS President and Editor of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. For over a century, AAAS has been a force for science, from helping to establish science as a credible field in the 19th century to using satellite imaging technology to document human rights abuses in 2007. We are recognized as the world’s largest general scientific society and the proud publisher of the Science family of journals. Past presidents have included astronomer Edward Charles Pickering, anthropologist Margaret Mead, and biologist Stephen Jay Gould. Our mission is centered on the belief that STEM research and education can help solve many of the challenges the world faces today.

AAAS is a culture steeped in history, but adaptive to change and new ideas. We recognize the hard work of our employees and encourage the development of our staff. Our colleagues represent an array of expertise from scholarly publishing to digital marketing, educational research to government relations, all with a shared focus on mission. At AAAS, you are part of a talented team, dedicated to advancing science and serving society.

Work with Us

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Senior Program Associate, Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) Program in our Washington, DC office. The position involves a project in partnership with select seminaries throughout the US to integrate science into their core curricula, with a goal of promoting a positive understanding of science among religious leaders and eventually the communities they serve.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the Science for Seminaries Project, including working closely with DoSER staff to implement project activities, managing budget, and completing reporting requirements
  • Maintain collaborations with key partners including Association of Theological Schools, seminary and divinity institutions, religious leaders, and prominent scientists for the development and integration of science in seminary education
  • Organization and facilitation of workshops and symposia
  • Leads research, writing, editing of project-related resources and materials
  • Assist in the development of new initiatives and securing grant funding
  • Represents and speaks on behalf of the program and AAAS
  • Coordinate the project team and help supervise interns

Key Requirements

  • Minimum Master’s degree in the biological or physical sciences. A PhD in science and/or theology, with coursework in theology, seminary based training, or similar relevant experience is required
  • Minimum of three years’ experience, beyond the completion of a Ph.D or Master's program in science or theology.
  • Experience or familiarity with theological seminary community and curricula administration
  • Sincere interest and/or experience in fostering dialogue in the science and religion arena
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with experience in public speaking
  • Excellent research organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience in designing and implementing symposia and workshops for academics
  • Ability to monitor and prepare budgets and financial reports. Experience with grant award and administration is a plus
  • Fluency in contemporary software packages, particularly in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by November 6, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If we think you might be a good fit for the role, we will contact you with next steps.


AAAS is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

AAAS DoSER Program Associate

Who We Are

"The advancement of science should be the chief concern of a nation that would conserve and increase the welfare of its people."

-James McKeen Cattell, former AAAS President and Editor of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. For over a century, AAAS has been a force for science, from helping to establish science as a credible field in the 19th century to using satellite imaging technology to document human rights abuses in 2007. We are recognized as the world’s largest general scientific society and the proud publisher of the Science family of journals. Past presidents have included astronomer Edward Charles Pickering, anthropologist Margaret Mead, and biologist Stephen Jay Gould. Our mission is centered on the belief that STEM research and education can help solve many of the challenges the world faces today.

AAAS is a culture steeped in history, but adaptive to change and new ideas. We recognize the hard work of our employees and encourage the development of our staff. Our colleagues represent an array of expertise from scholarly publishing to digital marketing, educational research to government relations, all with a shared focus on mission. At AAAS, you are part of a talented team, dedicated to advancing science and serving society.


Work with Us

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Program Associate, Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) Program in our Washington, DC office. The position involves coordinating communication and outreach needs of the program and its many projects dedicated to fostering a better dialogue between the scientific and religious communities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the DoSER’s outreach, marketing, and communications activities
  • Aid in the research, writing, creation, and editing of project-related resources including marketing materials, event articles, and public reports
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external media relations and communication vendors
  • Develop and manage database of DoSER networks and contacts
  • Plan and organize logistics for program events and workshops
  • Represent the program and the variety of projects online, through social media, and at conferences and meetings
  • Other duties as needed to support the program
Key Requirements


  • The minimum of a university or college-level training leading up to a Bachelor’s degree. Degree or strong training in public relations, journalism, marketing, and/or communications is preferred
  • Minimum three years of related experience. Master's degree preferred
  • Sincere interest in public engagement and building dialogue between the scientific and religious communities. Familiarity with STEM-related fields and/or diverse religious communities is preferred
  • Experience with organizing and promoting public events and/or academic workshops
  • Skill in relevant software packages, including Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative suite.
  • Experience or familiarity with online content management systems and languages (e.g., Drupal, Wordpress, HTML) for website design and management
  • Knowledge of graphic design and editing for promotional and marketing purposes. Video production and editing skills is a plus.
  • Fluency in social media (blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel
Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by November 6, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If we think you might be a good fit for the role, we will contact you with next steps.

AAAS is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

Malone University: Biology Position

MALONE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY POSITION DESCRIPTION

Department of Math and Science

Position:Assistant Professor of Biology, tenure-track

Starting date: August 2018

About the position: We seek an Assistant Professor of Biology to join our rapidly growing Zoo and Wildlife and Environmental Science programs.Expertise in Organismal Biology, Conservation and/or Environmental Science preferred.

Responsibilities:

The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester.

Teach lectures and labs in general biology sequence and other courses based on applicant’s areas of specialization.

Advise and mentor students and supervise undergraduate research.

Engage in scholarship and community service.

Serve on departmental & institutional committees.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biology by August 2018.

Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, professional development and scholarly research.

Commitment to the Christian faith and a commitment to the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline.

About the Department of Science and Math

The Department of Science and Mathematics consists of 11 full time faculty (4 biologists, 3 chemists, 2 mathematicians, 1 exercise science specialist and 1 computer scientist) with varying research interests. The department currently offers six academic majors, several of which have a variety of specialty tracks. In conjunction with the Department of Education, the Department of Science and Mathematics also offers programs designed to prepare students for secondary school teaching licensure.

Malone University

Malone University is a Christian university for the arts, sciences and professions, in the liberal arts tradition. The University is affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church – Eastern Region.The students, faculty and staff represent more than 40 denominations.Total enrollment is over 1,700 students in traditional undergraduate programs, two degree- completion programs, and 11 master’s programs.

How to Apply

Application materials should include:

(1)letter of application

(2)curriculum vitae,

(3)completed Malone University faculty application form

(4)statement of Christian faith,

(5)research statement,

(6)teaching philosophy,

(7)statement of the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline

(8)names and contact information for three professional references.

Apply to: D. Nathan Phinney, Provost
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897
Email to:provost@malone.edu


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, with priority given to materials received by that date. However, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Taylor University: Chemistry Position

Tenure Track Faculty in Organic Chemistry

Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of distinctive candidates for a faculty appointment to a tenure track position in the Department Chemistry and Biochemistry beginning in August 2018. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

Personal commitment to Christ as Savior and Lord, a Christ-centered, vibrant faith, and passion for the mission and educational philosophy of Taylor University are required.

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution is required.Necessary qualifications include a record of success or demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate students and to conduct research with undergraduate students. Ability to teach Organic Chemistry is required.

Responsibilities

In addition to teaching Organic Chemistry, the successful candidate will join existing faculty in sharing responsibilities for general education and first year chemistry courses. Research with students and standard faculty duties such as advising, committee assignments, and scholarly activity are expected.

Department

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consists of five faculty and a half-time lab manager, who serve approximately 35 majors and provide instruction for students in general education and service courses.The department is closely aligned with environmental science, biology, physics, and exercise science through collaboration in courses and research.The department offers BA degrees in Chemistry and Chemistry/Pre-Medicine Concentration and BS degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemistry-Environmental Science, and Chemistry Education.

The department enjoys flexible classroom and laboratory space housed in the 137,000 square foot LEED Gold certified Euler Science Complex that opened in 2012.The 1440 sq. ft. Organic Chemistry Lab has spacious unobstructed benchtops, 16 individual hoods around the perimeter, and a large whiteboard with AV projection.The Organic Lab is adjacent to a well-equipped instrument lab that includes a multi-nuclear NMR spectrometer, an FTIR spectrometer, two GCs, two GCMS, and other assorted instruments.

University

Taylor University is a nondenominational evangelical Christian liberal arts university. Programs are shaped by a Christian worldview and the integration of faith and learning.

Taylor is distinctive in its commitment to the spiritual and intellectual development of its students as well as of its faculty members. The University carries out its mission and purposes primarily by offering undergraduate programs in its residential campus setting.

The University is located in Upland, IN, which is 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis and 50 miles south of Fort Wayne.

Start Date

August 2018

Application

Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum vita, and a completed application to academics@taylor.edu. The application is available at http://www2.taylor.edu/provost/facultyapplication.doc.Material should be addressed to Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences.All materials will remain confidential. The University and Department are keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.

Azusa Pacific U: Math and Physics Position

Position Title:Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics

Position Tracking Number: F316

School/College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department: Math and Physics

Location:Azusa, CA

Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Physics invites applications for a full-time faculty position in physics. Applicants with the ability to teach courses in optics, astronomy, computational physics, engineering, statistics, or applied mathematics may be given special consideration.

Currently, the department has 11 full-time faculty members. Our physics faculty teach physics major courses, service courses for other STEM majors, and general education courses in physical science, earth science, and astronomy.The department offers a strong physics curriculum which has improved significantly over the past few years.

Specialization: Open

Responsibilities:

  • Teach upper- and lower-division lecture and lab courses in physics, general education science, and possibly in related disciplines, such as engineering
  • Conduct research in physics involving undergraduate students
  • Participate in mentoring and academic advising of undergraduate students
  • Participate in department and university affairs
  • May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.

Level:Assistant/Associate Professor

Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in physics
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate physics courses
  • A commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate, liberal arts program
  • Knowledge of the field with a record of scholarship and a willingness to conduct research in an undergraduate setting
  • A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Azusa Pacific University (Faculty members are required to sign a “Statement of Faith,” available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe, and to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook)
  • Interest in and commitment to the integration of faith with the discipline

Experience:

All candidates should have experience teaching physics at the university level and an active research program and/or relevant experience in industry.

Workload:

Full-time; up to 24 units of teaching per academic year

Hire Date:Open until filled.

The specified content below must be included on the job description.You may add to the content to fit the needs of the position.

Mental Demands:

·Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.

·Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.

·Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.

·Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.

·Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Additional Information:

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Baylor University: Physics Department Chair

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenured faculty position at the rank of full professor within the College of Arts and Sciences:

Chair of the Physics Department

We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to lead the Physics Department and contribute to the University’s focus on developing materials research.The chair is expected to maintain active and internationally recognized research efforts in advanced materials and foster collaboration between STEM programs at Baylor.The successful applicant will build upon the physics department’s commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and research. The department currently consists of 20 teaching and research faculty, 80 undergraduates, and 40 graduate students.Current research areas include nano/quantum optics and surface physics of various materials, high energy and elementary particle physics, complex plasma physics, gravitation and cosmology, and nonlinear dynamics.

Qualifications: Applicants will hold an earned doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and possess a continuing track record of high level interdisciplinary research and scholarly accomplishments, characterized by a strong record of external research funding and publications as well as demonstrated professional leadership.Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application material may be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9763. Applicants will be asked to provide the following: a cover letter describing their experience, qualifications, and goals for the position; curriculum vita; official transcripts, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration applications are encouraged to be submitted by December 1, 2017. Please visit the appropriate URL to learn more about the above position https://jobs.baylor.edu/, the Department of Physics http://www.baylor.edu/physics, the College of Arts and Sciences http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/ and Baylor Universityhttp://www.baylor.edu/.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Taylor University: Dean of Natural and Applied Science

Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of distinctive candidates for the Academic Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences (SNAS).

This position begins in June 2018. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

Personal commitment to Christ as Savior and Lord. Christ-centered, vibrant faith.Passion for mission and educational philosophy of Taylor University.Genuine affirmation of the Taylor University Life Together Covenant.An earned doctorate in a discipline within the School of Natural and Applied Sciences (SNAS) or a related field is preferred. Sufficient experience within the academy commensurate with an appointment to the faculty as a full professor is required.A record of successful teaching, scholarship, service experience, and grant proposal writing. A vision for natural and applied sciences as an integral part of Christian liberal arts that includes balancing the value of liberal learning, marketplace expectations and institutional stewardship.A deep understanding of current issues in higher education and STEM best practices coupled with strong leadership and problem-solving skills.Demonstrated abilities to advocate for SNAS programs and personnel to internal and external audiences with an irenic spirit.Collaborative leadership style with experience successfully managing complex personnel issues, budgets, major initiatives and diverse teams of faculty, staff and students.A proven record of increasingly responsible and successful leadership roles in one or more institutions of like size and complexity.Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills.Commitment to the development of a diverse, multicultural community.Commitment to continuous improvement in teaching/learning, scholarship (Boyer model), mentoring/discipling undergraduates.Demonstrated skill in building trust through proactive, two way communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The dean is the School’s chief academic and administrative officer and exercises supervisory responsibility for its personnel, planning, fiscal management, project development, facilities, operations, assessment and other administrative duties. This 12 month administrative position reports to the provost. The dean serves as a member of the Deans’ Council, University Assessment Council, Curriculum Management Committee, and provost designee on administrative and governance committees.

The dean is responsible for overseeing vision cultivation, faculty development, department chair activities, budget and resources management, curriculum currency and creativity, program assessment, and effective SNAS communication among University constituents. The dean is expected to participate in fundraising activities, alumni relation events, admissions and retention initiatives; facilitate faculty grant proposal writing/funding procurement; explore and develop new programs in STEM and health related fields; and work collaboratively within the School and across the University.

SCHOOL

The School of Natural and Applied Sciences offers BA and BS degrees with 28 majors and concentrations serving approximately 650 undergraduate students. Currently the School consists of 43 full-time distinguished faculty in the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, Environmental Science, Public Health and Sustainable Development, Kinesiology, Physics and Engineering, and Mathematics. The School is responsible for the newly developed Health Science major with dual degree programs in Nursing. The School also supports a vibrant undergraduate research program, an annual science seminar, and the Center for Missions Computing. SNAS programs have recently sponsored international experiences with students in Ecuador, Korea, Thailand, Namibia, and Belize.

The school office and most departments are located in the Euler Science Complex, a 127,000 square foot LEED Gold certified building constructed in 2012 including best practice teaching labs, research spaces, and collaborative interaction spaces.The Department of Environmental Science, Public Health, and Sustainable Development is located in the Randall Environmental Studies Center. Kinesiology is located in the Eichling Aquatics Wing of the Kesler Student Activities Center.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

Taylor University is an evangelical, independent, non-denominational Christian liberal arts university in which all programs are shaped by a biblical, Christian worldview and the integration of faith, learning and living within a community of intentional Christian nurture and relationships.

Taylor is distinctive in its commitment to both spiritual and intellectual development. Academic pursuits at Taylor are rigorous, demanding imagination, dedication and integrity from both students and faculty. As a Christian institution, Taylor University has highly capable, supportive faculty who recognize that all truth has its source in God. Taylor University carries out its mission and purposes primarily by offering undergraduate programs in its residential campus setting. The University also offers focused graduate programs that expand and complement curricular and institutional strengths.

The University is located in the pastoral, small town environment of Upland, Indiana, 70 miles north of Indianapolis and 50 miles south of Fort Wayne. The proximity to metropolitan areas provides numerous benefits, including access to specialized healthcare and cultural and entertainment opportunities including music, theater, art, professional athletics and commerce.

APPLICATION

Please apply through the link provided on Taylor University Human Resources website (www.taylor.edu/about/ services/human-resources/). A detailed position and institution profile is also available on the same website. Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to Dr. Dan Hammond, chair of the SNAS Dean Search Committee at snasdeansearch@taylor.edu. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination. Evaluation of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

236 West Reade Avenue
Upland, Indiana 46989-1001
765-998-4877
1-800-882-3456
www.taylor.edu

Bethel University: Microbiology Tenure Track

Microbiology (Tenure Track)

Job Summary

Teach undergraduate courses in Biology and Microbiology, maintain a research program primarily in the area of Microbiology that includes undergraduate students, and contribute to the Department of Biological Sciences and to the institution as expected of full-time faculty members.

Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University and demonstrate commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship.

Responsibilities

Teach the equivalent of a full seven-course load per year, to include introductory biology courses, upper level general Microbiology, and other courses related to one's specialty (e.g. Environmental Microbiology, Pathogenic Microbiology, Food Microbiology).

Develop and maintain a research program involving undergraduates. Participate in and provide evidence of ongoing professional and/or scholarly development. Perform general faculty duties, including promotion of departmental activities, departmental and committee assignments, and student advising.

Skills

Strong teaching and course management at all undergraduate levels of biology instruction. Strong interest and ability to mentor undergraduate student research.

Ability to contribute to Bethel's anti-racism efforts and cross-cultural understanding. Ability to inspire students majoring in Biology and related fields to excel through activities such as participation in regional or national research conferences.

Experience

Some teaching of undergraduate students; a record of successful college teaching preferred.

Participation in an active research program; focus on prokaryotic organisms preferred.

Education

Ph.D. in Microbiology or related field. Candidates nearing completion of a doctorate may be considered.

Additional Information

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position open: Fall 2018.

Apply on our website at

https://facultycareers-bethel.icims.com/jobs/1056/microbiology-%28tenure-track%29/job

Questions?

Academic Affairs
College of Arts & Sciences
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
651-638-6800
cas-facultyapp@bethel.edu

Wheaton College: Organic Chemistry Tenure-Track Position

The Chemistry Department at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in organic chemistry to begin August 2018. A Ph.D. in organic chemistry is required; research experience beyond the doctorate is beneficial. Responsibilities include teaching foundational and advanced organic chemistry; option to teach in general education. Successful candidates are expected to establish a research program involving undergraduate students; dedicated research space and start-up funds are available. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To receive a full application, please send current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research plans, and a cover letter addressing personal commitment to Christian faith to:Dr. Becky Eggimann, Chair; Chemistry Department; Wheaton College; 501 College Avenue; Wheaton, Illinois, 60187. Review of full applications will begin October 1, 2017.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff members affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to the lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at www.wheaton.edu.

Wheaton College: Physics Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Physics and Engineering Department at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in physics or applied physics starting Fall 2018. A PhD is required. Applicants must be committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment. We are interested in candidates who utilize physics education research-based curricula. Demonstrated ability to carry out an experimental, computational, or theoretical research program that involves undergraduate students is required. Field of expertise is open. The College is located 25 miles west of Chicago and is near two national laboratories. For more information, please visit www.wheaton.edu/physics.

Review of applications will beginNovember 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics and Engineering, 501 College Ave., Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187.Additional application materials will be requested of eligible candidates.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to the lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at www.wheaton.edu.

AAAS DoSER Internship

Dialogue on Science, Ethics, & Religion program of the Center for Science, Policy, and Society Programs

AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) facilitates communication between scientific and religious communities. The program builds on AAAS's long-standing commitment to relate scientific knowledge and technological development to the purposes and concerns of society.

Who Should Apply

The AAAS DoSER Program has occasional internships available for qualified graduate students and recent college graduates. All positions are located at the AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C.

What the Job Involves

Duties vary depending on the expertise and experience of the individual. Activities of past interns have included researching topics important for science and religion, assisting with publications, and providing support for project activities. Efforts are made to match the subject matter of the activities with the interests of the intern.

How to Apply

Please contact DoSER or visit the AAAS employment page for more information. Applications can be submitted online when the DoSER internship position is listed or by choosing DoSER as the program that most interests you for a General AAAS Internship. Positions are available year-round — full-time preferred, but part-time accepted, and for a minimum of 3 months.

AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Trinity Western University: Mathematical Science Tenure Track Faculty

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in Trinity Western University’s Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position starting January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018. Preferred areas of teaching expertise are statistics and pure mathematics. The applicant must have a Ph.D. and will be expected to sustain an active research program (ideally involving undergraduate research assistants). Candidates with flexibility to teach computing science (also offered by the Department) instead of pure mathematics are also encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to complete the on-line application at www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/faculty-positions.html . Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. In addition to your curriculum vitae, your online application should also include documentation outlining research and teaching interests and experience, teaching philosophy and evaluations, and transcripts. Inquiries regarding this position may be sent to Dr. Arnold Sikkema, Chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department, at Arnold.Sikkema@twu.ca.

Trinity Western University is a liberal arts and sciences university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western’s Department of Mathematical Sciences can be found at www.twu.ca/academics/faculty-natural-applied-sciences/mathematics . In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is direction in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Dordt College: Biology and Chemistry Post-Doc

Dordt College is seeking a post-doctoral level faculty member for a one to two-year appointment beginning August 2017 (preferred) or January 2018.The position will include: teaching assignments in botany, environmental studies, introductory chemistry for life sciences, and other related areas; time to develop a research program including shared mentoring of undergraduate research; and receiving mentoring and training in teaching, undergraduate research, and Christian perspective.

The Biology and Chemistry departments at Dordt College have a strong history of preparing students for graduate and professional schools, industry and K-12 education. This preparation is infused with a Reformed Christian worldview, in order to prepare students to be global citizens in God’s service. We are looking for an enthusiastic, open-minded team player who is interested in working with a growing set of science students. In this training position, candidates will be mentored by expert teachers and researchers in Biology and Chemistry in preparation for full-time, tenure track teaching/research positions. As a Reformed Christian institution, an integral part of this post-doctoral training program will be development of the candidate’s Christian worldview and how it impacts both teaching and research endeavors.

Qualified persons committed to a Christian worldview and ready to explore and experience how their Christianity will impact their life in the academy are encouraged to apply by following the application process below for Adjunct faculty. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure

Covenant Christian Academy: Chemistry and Physics High School Teacher

Covenant Christian Academy is seeking a qualified secondary school professional in the area of science education: specifically Chemistry, Physics, and Physical Science. The candidate for this position should hold a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in Chemistry, Physics or Science Education and have experience teaching science at the secondary school level. The candidate must have mastery of the field(s), the ability to flourish in our distinctly Christian and classical model, and a passion for teaching science inductively through hands on labs and field-work.

An Upper School faculty position includes, but is not limited to, the following:

• Plan and teach Physical Science 8, Chemistry 10, and Physics 11

• Plan and facilitate lab work for the courses listed above

• Manage and maintain science classroom and lab space and materials, including

recommendations for additional teaching and lab materials needed.

• Oversee curriculum review and recommendations along with the Biology teacher for the science program.

• Plan and supervise field study or field trips where necessary to augment student learning and give them more hands on experience with the curriculum.

• Be available for weekly upper school faculty meetings.

• Attend a limited number of specified school events as representative of the CCA Upper School faculty, including “Back to School Night,” “Discover Covenant,” Admissions Events and others.

• Be available during set hours each week to work with students individually for tutoring and/or coaching in the area of Physical Science, Chemistry and Physics.

• Working knowledge and experience with computer technology and computer software for science applications is valuable and essential.

Applications must be willing to sign CCA’s Statement of Faith and Core Values. Must

maintain the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role

model and mentor both in and out of school, to students, parents, fellow faculty members and employees in judgment, dignity, respect, and Christian living.

The Upper School Science Faculty position is a full time position with benefits. Supplemental income from after-school programs and/or individual tutoring may be available.

Contract runs: September 2017 through June 2018; teaching is on a 10 month cycle.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Contact Person: David A. Church, Principal of the Upper School of Logic and Rhetoric, david.church@ccamail.org

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, professional resume (showing no gaps in employment), Christian faith statement, and philosophy of Christian education summary.

Submit requested materials to:

David A. Church, Principal of the Upper School of Logic and Rhetoric

Covenant Christian Academy

83 Pine Street, West Peabody, MA 01960

Samford University: Physics Faculty

Full-Time Faculty, Department of Physics

Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for a one-year faculty appointment in the Department of Physics. These non-tenure-track, full-time faculty positions are 9-month appointments. Two openings are available for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach a load of 12 contact hours each fall and spring semester and maintain appropriate office hours. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level undergraduate physics courses and laboratories as well as courses that serve the general education needs of Samford undergraduates. Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree in physics or a closely related discipline. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Samford University is in Birmingham, Alabama, and is a nationally recognized academic institution. Samford is the top-ranked private university in Alabama, is ranked 4th in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report, and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by several prestigious publications and rankings. For more information, please visit www.samford.edu.

The Department of Physics has approximately 35 undergraduate majors. The department offers three undergraduate program tracks leading to a B.A. in Physics, a B.S. in Physics, or a B.S. in Engineering Physics. The department is located in the 100,000-sq-ft Propst Hall along with the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The department houses classrooms and laboratories specifically structured for undergraduate physics instruction as well as laboratory space for individual and collaborative research. A fully equipped machine shop provides support for departmental needs and a working construction laboratory for students.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, description of leadership experience, description of research interests and activities, and a philosophy of teaching in a Christian university, specifically supported by two course syllabi from within the last three semesters. The teaching philosophy must also include a discussion of how the candidate has contributed to Christian mission in her or his career to this point and how the candidate hopes to contribute to the Christian mission of Samford as expressed in the university mission vision and values statement. All files should be submitted electronically as PDF files to adhargra@samford.edu.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or national or ethnic origin.

Colorado Christian University: Engineering Faculty Position

Engineering Faculty, College of Undergraduate Studies Colorado Christian University

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Job Summary

The full-time faculty member in the College of Undergraduate Studies (CUS) Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics within the School of Humanities and Sciences (SHS), B.S. Industrial Engineering program, will teach courses in the Essential Engineering Core and Industrial Engineering Core. Initially, the Engineering faculty may teach courses in mathematics and science in addition to the engineering courses to fulfill their 12 credit hour per semester teaching load. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours of in-seat courses per semester and will be expected to participate in regular faculty responsibilities, such as mentoring B.S. Industrial Engineering students and participating in committee work. A Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related field is required. Faculty rank will be determined based on the finalist's credentials and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach assigned undergraduate courses in accord with all standard policies and procedures within the SHS. A typical load is 24 credit hours of undergraduate in-seat courses per year (12 credit hours per semester).
  2. Advising and mentoring SHS students as assigned by the Dean, typically but not limited to, the B.S. Industrial Engineering students.
  3. Must work effectively and positively with administrators, faculty, and support staff to establish and maintain effective positive working relationships.
  4. Provide strategic thinking in fulfilling the goals of CUS School of Humanities and Sciences in support of the University Strategic Objectives.
  5. Provide effective servant/shepherd leadership among faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
  6. Communicate effectively with the University community, ministry partners, corporate partners, and general audiences.
  7. Strong participation in faculty, committee, or other meetings as part of this position or as assigned.
  8. Assist the CUS Dean of the School Humanities and Sciences with other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. A Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or related field from an accredited college/university is required.
  2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching engineering, science, and mathematics courses.
  3. Three or more years of successful teaching experience in a college or university.
  4. Have a proven track record of student learning and engagement through previous classroom evaluations by students or faculty administration.
  5. Demonstrate superior oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  6. Passionate about Christ-centered higher education and dedicated to the integration of faith and learning in the field of engineering.
  7. Strong sense of calling to the mission and vision of Colorado Christian University, have a lifestyle compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and be in agreement with the University’s Strategic Objectives.
  8. Deeply committed to student success.
  9. Proficiency in appropriate MS Office applications and able to use appropriate software/technology such as a collegiate learning management system (LMS) in the learning environment.
  10. Committed to learning new ideas for classroom presentations and dynamic class interactions to engage student learning in a meaningful way.
  11. Participate in extracurricular activities to support and encourage students.

Nature of Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Spiritual Requirements

  1. Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who believes there is no salvation apart from faith in his atonement on the cross, by grace alone becoming "born again" thus beginning a personal relationship with Christ, the Son of God.
  2. Able to effectively communicate personal faith and apply biblical principles and convictions in the workplace. Must have a strong sense of calling to the ministry of Colorado Christian University.
  3. Regularly attend and be engaged in meaningful involvement in a Bible-believing evangelical local church. Knowledgeable about the Word of God and passionate about Christian education.
  4. Must be a traditional evangelical Christian whose lifestyle is in consonance with sound Christian principles, is compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and is in agreement with the Strategic Objectives promulgated by the University.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Colorado Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status. CCU is committed to an environment free from discrimination and harassment and calls on every member of the university community to be vigilant in deterring and reporting all violations. CCU does reserve the right to exercise preference on the basis of religion in all of its employment practices. All employees who work at CCU must demonstrate a spiritual testimony consistent with our evangelical mission and follow our lifestyle expectations.

Westmont College: Visiting Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2017-2018 academic year. Teaching duties include Physical Chemistry, general education chemistry, and either General Chemistry Laboratory or Organic Chemistry Laboratory, depending, in part, on the background of the successful candidate. A master’s degree in chemistry or closely related field is required with a doctoral degree strongly preferred. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is required.

Westmont is a national liberal arts college in the evangelical Protestant tradition. We seek faculty invested in undergraduate teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of liberal arts education, whose work grows out of a vital and informed commitment to the Christian faith.

Use this link to access the application. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Michael Everest at meverest AT westmont.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.