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Faculty - Chemistry & Biochemistry - 13AS-CHEM01

Position Deleted on 6/26/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
  • Faculty - Science - Chemistry
  • Faculty - Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Application Due:
Full Time
Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus

Department - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Title: Assistant Professor

Job Code: 13AS-CHEM01

Date Closed: Review of applicants will begin November 26, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number - 13AS-CHEM01.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Woman's University is seeking candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor to establish a nationally recognized research program and to teach undergraduate physics to science and non-science majors. Qualifications include an earned PhD in Chemistry (with 18 graduate hours of physics) or closely related discipline. Preference will be given to individuals with research interests in materials science, nanotechnology or atmospheric chemistry. Post-Doctoral experience is preferred but not required. Duties include: 1) teaching undergraduate algebra and calculus based physics lectures and associated laboratories; 2) establishing a research program and mentoring undergraduate and master's students; and 3) contributing to the department, college and university through service.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 14,700, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
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