Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2 Openings)
San Antonio, TX 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Job Category: 

Job Type: 
Tenure Track



Trinity University, a primarily undergraduate institution in San Antonio, TX, invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in the Department of Chemistry. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry (or similar chemical science degree) and postdoctoral experience. The department aims to fill two positions. One with teaching responsibilities in organic chemistry courses and labs. Another with teaching responsibilities in physical OR analytical chemistry courses and labs. With each, lecture and laboratory courses in other chemistry-related sub-disciplines (including general chemistry), and courses in the University Pathways curriculum will be expected. This position carries the expectation of developing a sustainable research program involving undergraduate students in any field of the chemical sciences, which directly supports the goal of experiential learning found in the University Strategic Plan. The successful applicants will have demonstrated strong potential to contribute to teaching, research, engagement in the university and department, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Further information is available at

Experience Required: 

Post-doctoral experience

Education Requirements: 

Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry (or similar chemical sciences degree)

Application Deadline: 
Review of applications will begin September 15 and will continue until the positions are filled.

How to apply: 

A complete application will include: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, diversity statement, three letters of recommendation, and (unofficial) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Application materials should be sent via e-mail to Human Resources.


Human Resources

Trinity University will post non-exempt staff positions for 5 business days and exempt staff positions for 10 business days. Faculty positions will remain open until filled. However, postings may be extended if a sufficient number of qualified applications has not been received. Trinity University also reserves the right to close the posting if a qualified applicant pool has been received.

Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
1+ years
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