Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry

We are seeking to fill one of two full-time tenure-track assistant professors with expertise in organic chemistry or physical chemistry.  The successful candidate will invigorate our major in chemistry through a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in a robust learning community.  The position begins in August 2019. 


Ph.D. in Chemistry or related discipline.  ABD applicants who are less than a year from completion will be considered.  Applicants must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching and research, have a vibrant personal Christian faith commitment, and a desire to serve as a role model for students in a Christian academic community.  



The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • teaching physical chemistry or organic chemistry and general chemistry and depending on expertise biochemistry as well as other sub-disciplines and non-majors courses within the chemistry department.
  • providing academic and career advising to students in chemistry
  • serving on Department and University committees
  • performing other responsibilities as defined by the University. 
  • mentor student research projects with in the Greenville University Summer Research Program


The University has a dynamic Chemistry Department whose number of majors has grown by 300% in the past few years.  The Department has an outstanding record of sending students on for doctoral work and other graduate/professional programs.  The department is committed to our students having hands-on experience with our wide variety of instrumentation (Saturn 2000 GC/MS, Agilent 7800 GC, Shimadzu 10AVP and Agilent 1200 series HPLCs, Nicolet 6700 FT-IR, Nicolet 6700 FT-IR connected to NXT Raman module, multinuclear FT-NMR (60 MHz), Cary 50 UV-Vis, Perkin-Elmer DSC7 Differential Scanning calorimeter and a newly purchased Shimadzu ICPE 9820 Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectrometer,.


The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu

How to Apply:

Compliance with University Standards. All Greenville University employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the University, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance. Employees agree to promote the University's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the University Standards).

Application materials should include: 

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Statement of philosophy of Christian Higher Education

3. Statement of personal faith journey and commitment

4. At least 3 professional references

5. Official transcripts.

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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