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Assistant Professor

East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
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Nov 26, 2021

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Asst Professor Undergrad - Chemistry


Baton Rouge, La

Job Description

Position Title: Faculty Member, Chemistry

Department: School of Arts & Sciences

Position status: Full Time, 10 months

Reports to: Dean of Arts & Sciences

FLSA Status: Exempt

General Summary:

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, whose mission is to educate and form Franciscan servant leaders of all faiths, is seeking a 10-month full-time faculty member in chemistry to start in January 2021.

The successful candidate should embrace our mission ( and will be expected to teach undergraduate didactic courses and labs in the discipline, embrace service commitments, and engage in some scholarship as the position permits. Chemistry coursework is administered in the Department of Sciences in the School of Arts & Sciences and provides support for the general education core for all programs in addition to the biology program. The successful candidate will teach organic chemistry and other introductory and upper division courses depending upon need and expertise. An individual who is broadly trained, committed to student learning, willing to teach a variety of courses, and eager to provide service to both the diocese and wider community will flourish in this position.

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is a private, Catholic university founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady with an enrollment of approximately 1,400 students. The University serves as a ministry of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS), Louisiana's largest Catholic healthcare organization. Franciscan is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and grants associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctoral degrees primarily in the health care professions and is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.


  • Master's degree in Chemistry

  • PhD in Chemistry
  • I year of teaching at an institution of higher education

Salaries are competitive and rank will be commensurate with experience. Franciscan University offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Applications received by October 18, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants must send the following materials by email (preferred) or mail: a letter of application describing teaching philosophy & research interests, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Application materials should be sent to:

Dixie Gautreaux, PhD

Assistant Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

5414 Brittany Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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