Visiting Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time, one-year faculty position in chemistry. The start date for the position is August 2024 with the possibility for yearly renewal based on department needs.


Teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in Organic Chemistry and possibly General Chemistry.
Service activities as needed by the department and the university.


A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field.
Excellence in teaching.
Commitment to the university’s mission.

Applicants must provide:

Cover letter addressing qualifications for the position.
Curriculum vitae (CV).
Philosophy of teaching.
Three professional letters of recommendation.
A reflective response on 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 II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can 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.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.