Thomas More University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Chemistry
Thomas More University is a private, Catholic, liberal arts institution located in the metropolitan Cincinnati area. The University is student-oriented, and teaching is our primary focus. Thomas More has a reputation for excellent education, community commitment, and student success, and takes pride in offering students an exceptional academic experience with small classes and committed faculty and staff. Thomas More serves approximately 2000 full- and part-time students on its beautiful campus in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
Thomas More University seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry with a specialization in Biochemistry. The appointee’s responsibilities will involve undergraduate teaching, service to the university, and undergraduate-focused research. As stewards of Thomas More University, it is expected that your work and contributions to our community will reflect the mission, values, and integrity of the University. We are committed to being a student-ready University and aspire to facilitate an interconnected community of excellence. In doing so, we will foster a sense of responsibility to others, act with respect, tolerance and compassion towards others, and care for God’s creation. Through this engagement, Thomas More University is a thriving and dynamic institution that espouses the values of a Catholic Liberal Arts education committed to the students that we serve today, those that we will serve tomorrow, and the communities our graduates will serve. For further information about Thomas More University, visit our website at: www.thomasmore.edu.
We invite applications from candidates who have earned or will earn a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from a regionally accredited university, with degrees conferred no later than summer of 2024. The appointment will begin in August of 2024. Applications received by January 20, 2024 will receive full consideration. Appointed faculty will be housed in the Department of Chemistry within the St. Elizabeth College of Natural & Health Sciences.
Faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, service to the university, and an on-going program of research and publications, presentations at conferences, and collaboration with students on projects. Faculty actively participate in student advising and mentoring, assist in building community partnerships, engage in program assessment, contribute to hiring their colleagues, and create opportunities for student-faculty collaborative research and service opportunities. Faculty also work to recruit and retain their majors.
The Assistant Professor of Chemistry should be capable of effectively teaching undergraduate biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses, teaching various lower-level courses for majors or non-majors, and supervising undergraduate research projects.
Candidates for the Assistant Professor of Chemistry position must hold a doctoral degree in Biochemistry from a regionally accredited university. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctorate by summer 2024, is required.
Additional Required Qualifications
Candidates for this position must submit a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact details of three references.
Electronic submissions of interest with supporting materials should be sent to Laura Custer, the Director of HR at email@example.com.