Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry | Job Postings at Judson University Christian College

Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Job Summary:

The Department of Science and Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Judson University seeks applications for individuals to fill a full-time position in Chemistry and Biochemistry for the fall of 2014.  The ideal candidate will have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry and the ability to oversee a strong biochemistry major.

Primary Responsibilities:

The position includes teaching introductory and upper level undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry courses including organic chemistry and analytical chemistry.  Candidates with the potential to develop and sustain a research program that would involve undergraduates will receive special consideration.  The duties of the position also include student advising and participation in department and university governance.


Candidates must 1) hold an earned doctorate in chemistry or biochemistry, 2) demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith, 3) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community, 4) be willing to affirm the university’s mission and community standards (see and 5) possess collaborative skills to work with colleagues across the Science and Mathematics Department and throughout the university.

Rank and salary based on qualifications, education and work experience.

Contact Information:

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including letter of application and other items named in the full-time faculty application (see In addition, please also include a description of your research interests and how these pertain to your teaching. Please submit all application materials to: Dr. Lanette Poteete-Young, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, or 1151 N. State Street, Elgin, IL 60123.  For additional information about the opening, please contact Dr. Peter Sandberg, Chair, Department of Science and Mathematics at


The appointment will begin August 2014. The application process will remain open until filled.

About Judson University:

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Nestled along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 60 undergraduate majors, minors, pre-professional, and graduate programs. Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.

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