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Professor of Chemistry

  • Expired: January 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Concordia University, Irvine, CA, invites applications for a one-year full-time faculty member contract beginning in July 2023 with the potential for a longer term role. The individual should demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in the discipline of chemistry. The faculty member will teach courses in our Enduring Questions and Ideas Core Curriculum and other courses in the department, as well filling roles in advising, mentoring, assessment, program recruitment, and university service.

CUI seeks an individual who values a Christian educational approach to higher learning and who will promote the mission, purpose, and objectives of the university, committed to the Lutheran liberal arts tradition. Rank and salary will be determined by credentials and experience. A recent graduate looking for opportunities to engage in undergraduate education in Chemistry

Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD) in chemistry seeking a post-doc experience is preferred. An MS in chemistry with appropriate professional experiences will be highly considered. Competencies in organic chemistry, analytic chemistry, and a willingness to teach general and introductory chemistry courses and mentor students in research are desired.

Appointment: The position is a full-time position that will require being on the Irvine campus and comes with full rights as a full-time faculty member for the length of the contract. The faculty will be expected to teach courses in CUI's Enduring Questions and Ideas Core Curriculum, in their department majors and possibly other courses in the university per their individual competencies. They will be expected to participate in events related to the Q&I Curriculum on campus, including convocations and requirements of full-time faculty with respect to service to the Institution, the Academy, as well as to the church and community.

Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However, Concordia University Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) and in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employs only those individuals who meet the religious membership requirement established by the university.

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants should submit
    • An interactive application to the CUI HR employment website.
    • 1-2 page letter of application
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of teaching philosophy
    • Transcript showing highest earned degree
    • Names of three professional references

The CUI Employment Website can be found here under Full-Time Faculty Positions:

Review of application materials begins immediately.

Concordia University Irvine, California is a Lutheran co-ed, residential liberal arts university serving over 4,300 students, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in over forty fields of study. Please visit Concordia's website at for additional information.

Concordia University - Irvine Ca


Irvine, CA
92697 USA



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