Chemistry Teaching Faculty (Fall 2019)
CHEMISTRY TEACHING FACULTY (FALL 2019) – OTTAWA, KANSAS

Ottawa University (est. 1865), one of the oldest private liberal arts universities in the United States, seeks candidates and/or nominations for a full-time Chemistry Faculty Position with assignment in the University’s School of Arts and Sciences. This position, located on the residential campus in Ottawa, KS, will be assigned the appropriate faculty rank and status based on teaching experience and academic credentials. The successful candidate will primarily support robust Biology and Engineering programs through teaching General Chemistry I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II, and Biochemistry. Additional service courses may include Concepts of Chemistry and a course in the liberal arts, as time allows. This is a traditional faculty position governed by the expectation outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

This full-time, tenure-track, 9-month faculty position requires an earned Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field; however, Doctoral candidates with “all but dissertation” are also invited to apply. Candidate must display an enthusiasm for teaching a chemistry curriculum from a liberal arts perspective, an interest in working with undergraduate-level (traditional and adult) learners in both the classroom (primary) and online (secondary) settings. Preference will be given for prior teaching experience and a demonstration of the ability to mentor undergraduate research projects.

Complete the online Application for Employment at www.ottawa.edu\careers and attach a letter of application (include the names and addresses of three professional references), a curriculum vita, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy. This position is open until filled and review of applications will begin once an adequate pool of applications has been received.

Ottawa University (www.ottawa.edu) is a private, not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA, that strives to integrate faith, learning, and life in the academic experiences of students. Ottawa University is a multi-campus system that serves approximately 4000 students through traditional campuses (Ottawa, Kansas and Surprise, Arizona), adult education programs (Kansas, Arizona, and Wisconsin), and online creating flexible programs for both the bachelors and masters degree level. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.

Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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ouhr@ottawa.edu
Ottawa University
1001 S Cedar Street
Ottawa, 66067
785-248-2351