University of St. Thomas
Assistant Professor – Physical Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth largest city, committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor – Physical Chemistry. The position reports to the Chair of the Chemistry Department within the Division of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics in the School of Arts and Sciences. The start date for the position is August 2022.
General responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in physical chemistry as well as either general or organic chemistry, conducting research involving and suited for undergraduate student participation, and service activities as needed by the department and the university. A Ph.D. in physical chemistry; excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; and a commitment to the university’s mission are requirements for the position.
Applicants must provide a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae; philosophy of teaching; research proposal involving undergraduate students; and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applicants must also submit a statement demonstrating an understanding of and a firm commitment to advance the mission of Catholic higher education as it is articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
The University of St. Thomas is committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission – the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next – but also advance it in new ways. The University’s Catholic identity is the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul ll’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices align with them.
While applicants need not be Catholic, they must be able to support the University as it seeks to be faithful to and embody the riches of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About University of St. Thomas
Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.
Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission