Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Department of Chemistry

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry

Ball State University

Ball State University’s Department of Chemistry is seeking an academic year full-time position for a faculty member who will teach undergraduate-level courses in general chemistry and/or laboratories.

The incumbent will be expected to contribute to the intellectual and professional life of the Department of Chemistry, the College of Sciences and Humanities, Ball State University, and the surrounding community.

The Department of Chemistry has a long history of focusing our efforts on giving our undergraduate and graduate students a high-quality learning experience in both the classroom and the laboratory settings. The university is completing construction of a new building for chemistry and biology which we will move into this summer. We incorporate problem-solving sessions into many courses, have faculty supervision in all laboratories, encourage cooperative learning, and provide numerous opportunities for both formal and informal student-faculty interactions. We take great pride in our faculty-student interactions such as our undergraduate research program.

Minimum Qualifications: An Assistant Lecturer of Chemistry requires a Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related area from an accredited institution.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications of an earned doctorate in chemistry, biochemistry, or related area from an accredited institution and teaching experience at the collegiate level (e.g. teaching assistant, instructor) will qualify as an Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Robert Sammelson. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 6, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Company Details

Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...