Chemistry 2018

Posted 02/09/2018


John Brown University seeks a full-time faculty member in Chemistry to begin July 1, 2018. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate courses and associated laboratories in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and General Science for science and non-science majors, as well as mentoring students in research.  Candidates should also be willing to contribute to university life in areas such as academic advising, recruiting for the major, and committee service.


The Department of Chemistry offers courses emphasizing fundamental principles that provide a strong basis for understanding the physical world while also assisting in the development of critical, analytical, and laboratory skills. It is housed within the Division of Natural Science in the William H. Bell Science Hall, which opened in 2003. The Division offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and mathematics, and works in conjunction with the Education Department to offer a Bachelor of Science in Education with secondary certification in mathematics. Courses in the Division also support majors in engineering, construction management, nursing, and elementary education.


Doctorate in Chemistry preferred; minimum of Master’s degree required.  Effective teaching experience in higher education, evidence of scholarly potential, and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential.  A passion for teaching and spiritual formation within the evangelical tradition is required.


A competitive salary exists which will be commensurate with training and/or experience.

Important Dates

Position begins July 1, 2018. Screening process begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.


JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience.  Applicants who bring diverse racial and ethnic perspectives to their teaching, scholarship, and work with students are encouraged to apply.  For more information, visit our diversity webpage

About JBU

A summary describing the university is available on-line.


Submit electronically as attachments a letter of interest and vita to Academic Affairs, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Phone: 479.524.7129.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.


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