Assistant Professor Chemistry

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jan 28, 2020
Full time   Chemistry

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Professor Chemistry

Job Title
Assistant Professor Chemistry

Prairie View A&M University

Department Of Chemistry

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
This Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position will be responsible for organizing instruction, classroom management, classroom effectiveness, responsiveness to students, exhibiting professional conduct, advising students, evaluating instruction, and publications utilizing current scholarship, professional development, publications, presentation, performance, external/internal funding, grant proposals, supporting student retention, promoting enrollment enhancement and management, supporting student development, and active participation in University and departmental activities. The appointment is scheduled to begin in the Fall 2020.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level chemistry courses and perform related teaching duties.
  • Conduct research and produce scholarly work.
  • Seek and receive external funding to promote department activities and research.
  • Provide mentoring and advertisement to students and serve on committees to support the department, college and university.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Department Head.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field.
  • 1- 2 years teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Broad knowledge of computer skills and research tools in chemistry related work

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or related fields
  • Experience in advance level courses in biomedical science areas is preferred

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Broad knowledge of computer skills and research tools in chemistry related work
  • Use of powerpoint and other advancement in Instructional Enhancement to promote success in achieving learning outcome.
  • Good communication skills in English.

Required Attachments:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Cover Letter
Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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