Tenure-track Chemistry Assistant Professor & Chemistry Lab Coordinator Position:
The Department of Chemistry, Geosciences, and Physics at Tarleton State University, in Stephenville, Texas, invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry (75%) and Chemistry Lab Coordinator (25%) position to start Fall 2019. The successful candidate will support the chemistry program through engaging, student-centered teaching, and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university. Candidates will be expected to instruct introductory chemistry courses at the college level, including General Chemistry and Chemistry Labs, as well as Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry courses and labs.
In addition to teaching quality chemistry courses, this position involves the management of the Tarleton General Chemistry Laboratory facilities and staff. Chemistry Lab Coordinator duties include: serving as the front-line point of contact for chemistry lab questions and logistics; scheduling Chemistry labs; maintaining and adjusting syllabi as needed; developing chemistry labs in concert with program needs and strengths; organizing schedules and recruiting student workers and adjuncts for chemistry labs; managing, training, and directing student workers to run labs and assist in grading. In addition to teaching and coordinating duties, successful applicants will be expected to participate in service at the department, college, and university level, as well as build and maintain a competitive research program.
Applications will be accepted only online at
Internal Number: R-017588
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *