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Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of distinctive candidates for a faculty appointment to a tenure track position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry beginning in August 2020, teaching primarily in the area of Physical Chemistry. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Candidates must also have a personal, vibrant faith and Christian walk and be strongly committed to the educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. Taylor University is a Christ-centered educational institution, and an evangelical, interdenominational covenant community committed to advancing life-long learning and ministering the redemptive love and truth of Jesus Christ to a world in need. Candidates will be expected to affirm the Taylor University Life Together Covenant, Statement of Faith, and essential documents.
An earned doctorate in Chemistry 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. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach Physical Chemistry.
The successful candidate will join existing faculty in sharing responsibilities for general education and first year chemistry courses in addition to teaching upper level courses to complement expertise of existing faculty. Research with students and standard faculty duties such as advising, committee assignments, and scholarly activity are expected. Provide undergraduate research and/or design experiences to our students through traditional or innovative means. Involvement in scholarly activities and research, preferably involving students, is required.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consists of five faculty who serve approximately 30 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 degrees in Chemistry – BA/BS, Biochemistry, Chemistry-Environmental Science, Chemistry Education, and a concentration in pre-medicine.
The department enjoys flexible classroom and laboratory spaces housed in the new 127,000 square foot Euler Science Complex that opened in the summer of 2012. Dedicated laboratories exist for Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and collaborative research.
Taylor University, a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position, is located in Upland, Indiana, forty-five miles south of Fort Wayne and sixty miles north of Indianapolis.
Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum vita, three reference letters, and complete the application found at https://public.taylor.edu/about/services/human-resources/hiring/FacultyApplication.doc. Inquiries, credentials and supporting materials should be addressed to: Dr. Grace Ju Miller, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences at email@example.com .All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged 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.
About Taylor University
Taylor University, a Christian liberal arts college with a student body of 1,870 on its Upland, Indiana, campus, is known for its distinctive community of scholarship and faith. In addition to a concerned, competent faculty and modern facilities, the University cherishes an atmosphere of uncommon quality, which inspires personal participation and spiritual growth as well as intellectual development. Graduate program in higher education is offered. In addition, Taylor Online serves over 1,200 adult students through degree and non-degree offerings in credit and non-credit formats in distance/distributed learning environments.