POSITION: John Brown University seeks a full-time faculty member in Chemistry to begin August 1, 2016. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach undergraduate courses in General Chemistry, Advanced Analytical Chemistry, and general science courses for non-majors. Specific teaching assignments will depend on the interests and expertise of the applicant, as well as the needs of the Division of Natural Science. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising, scholarship, and service on university committees. Involving undergraduate students in research projects is also highly encouraged.
PROGRAM: The Department of Chemistry offers courses emphasizing fundamental principles that provide a strong basis for understanding the physical world while also assisting in the development of critical, analytical, and laboratory skills. It is housed within the Division of Natural Science in the William H. Bell Science Hall, which opened in 2003. The Division offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and mathematics, and works in conjunction with the Teacher Education Department to offer a Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education with secondary certification in Mathematics. Courses in the Division also support majors in engineering, construction management, elementary education, and nursing.
JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY: John Brown University is an interdenominational, independent, evangelical Christian university founded in 1919. Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, JBU is widely recognized for academic excellence and holistic Christian character development, including prestigious national awards. JBU mottos “Christ Over All” and “Head, Heart, and Hand” bring focus to the JBU distinctive. The University has a strong tradition of excellence, one which contributes dynamically to the intellectual, spiritual, and professional effectiveness of its graduates. The financial position of the University is sound, with significant endowment and trust benefits. Including the degree completion and graduate programs, enrollment is approximately 2,400 with residential enrollment operating at capacity. The 200-acre campus is part of a beautiful community in the third fastest growing county in the US near the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. All employees must be in agreement with our Faculty Employment Objectives and Articles of Faith. Faculty members are expected to take an active role in the spiritual life on campus and the spiritual development of students.
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in Chemistry is preferred, masters required. Effective teaching in higher or secondary education, evidence of scholarly potential, and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential. The candidate should be able to clearly articulate the integration of the Christian faith with science and mathematics.
SALARY: A competitive salary exists which will be commensurate with training and/or experience.
IMPORTANT DATES: Position begins August 1, 2016. Screening process begins November 1, 2015, and continues until the position is filled.
TO APPLY: Submit electronically as attachments a letter of interest and vita to email@example.com Attn: Dr. Ed Ericson III, Vice President, Academic Affairs, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Phone: 479.524.7129. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.