Open-Rank Professor of Chemistry

Southern Virginia University
Open-Rank Professor of Chemistry
Starting date: Fall 2024

Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an open-rank Professor of Chemistry starting in Fall 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and university service.

Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

The ideal candidate will have a proven teaching record and evidence of effective teaching in small classes. The typical teaching load for a full-time instructor is four courses per semester. Courses in chemistry are an important part of the curriculum for the minor of chemistry, and majors of Biology and Biochemistry. Minimum of a M.S. in Chemistry or related field is required, preferred candidates will hold a PhD. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rank will be determined on qualifications of the successful candidate.

Applications should include a resume/CV, at least three professional references, and a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications, the university’s mission, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin January 5, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.