Faculty Positions

Adjunct Faculty Positions

If you are interested in working at TLU as an adjunct faculty member, but there are currently no positions open in your field, you may submit your information to be considered for future openings.

Use our Adjunct Faculty Position Interest Information Form to let us know your area(s) of interest and expertise. Your information will be provided to Department Chairs who have open adjunct faculty positions in the area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.

Assistant Professor of Finance

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the Department of Business and Economics to begin August 2019. We seek a colleague who is a gifted and dedicated educator, able to cover a wide array of courses in the business major and the department’s finance specialization, with a commitment to working with colleagues within the department and across the university. We seek a colleague who can both challenge and support majors from a diverse student body and has research interests that will engage talented undergraduate students. We also seek a colleague who is committed to collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Requirements for the position include:

•Ph.D. in Finance or closely related field (ABD considered with assurance of completion no later than August 2019)

•Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate finance and/or business students at the introductory and advanced level in the classroom (or convincing intent to pursue same)

•Commitment to university/community service, community networking, and continued professional development

•Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.

Preference will be given to candidates committed to student engagement/active learning in the classroom, who also have 18 graduate hours in other business or math/statistics disciplines; interest in teaching in the Master of Science in Data Analytics program; interest or experience leading study abroad experiences for students; teaching cross-disciplinary and/or freshman-experience courses; teaching in the TLU Honors Program; or teaching on-line or blended courses.

The TLU Department of Business and Finance offers BBA, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science in Data Analytics degrees, along with the BBA specialization in finance and minors in business. The department regularly has more than 300 students (TLU student body =1360) and has grown consistently in the last decades. Information about the TLU Business and Economics Department is available at www.tlu.edu/business.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In accordance with its affiliation, Texas Lutheran University is committed to serve a diverse community and promote the core values of equality, inclusion, social justice, freedom, and leadership through service. Texas Lutheran University seeks applicants who understand the importance of diversity particularly as it pertains to Hispanic Serving Institutions. We seek candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to enhance campus diversity in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers). In addition, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted separately. These letters may be from the list of professional references or from others. One of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience.

Please send your submissions electronically to financesearch@tlu.edu or by mail to:

Dr. Fernando A. Garza, Jr.

Chair, Department of Business and Economics

Texas Lutheran University,

1000 W Court Street, Seguin, TX, 78155

Phone: (830) 372-6056

Review of applications will begin October 5, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education and is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). TLU is also committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems to begin August 2019. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, who is a gifted and dedicated educator able to cover a wide array of courses in the majors (CS and IS), and whose interests will provide undergraduate research opportunities.

Requirements for the position include

  • Ph.D. in computer science or information systems, or a Ph.D. in a closely-related field such as engineering, management information systems, mathematics, statistics, etc. with significant graduate coursework in computer science or information systems (ABD considered with assurance of completion no later than August 2019).
  • Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate computer science and/or information systems students at the introductory and advanced level
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to university/community service, outreach, and continued professional development
  • Commitment to attracting and retaining students from traditionally-underrepresented groups
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University

In our consideration, preference will be given to candidates with interests in some of the following areas: data structures and algorithms, software engineering, computer graphics, databases, computer networks and security, web development, data mining, and e-commerce.

Outstanding candidates in other areas will be considered.

The TLU Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems offers the B.A. and B.S. in computer science, the B.S. in information systems, and minors in both areas. Our department has a new Masters of Data Analytics program offered jointly with the Department of Business and Economics.

The majority of our undergraduates pursue careers in industry, and our curriculum is designed to provide a broad foundation for the students. The department averages 40-50 majors, and all majors are required to complete an independent, faculty-mentored senior project. Information about our programs can be found at www.tlu.edu/computer-science and www.tlu.edu/information-systems

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution. The City of Seguin is situated ideally near both San Antonio (35 miles) and Austin (55 miles). For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement detailing how your research interests will engage undergraduate students, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, email, and telephone numbers). Please also arrange to have three professional letters of reference submitted separately. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.

As part of your application file, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations.

Please send your submissions to

Dr. Reza Abbasian

Chair, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court St.

Seguin, TX 78155

Phone: (830) 372-6012 Email: CSISsearch@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Tenure-Track Position in Chemistry

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155

Position Announcement

Tenure-Track Position in Chemistry

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chemistry to begin August 2019. This position will be responsible for the instruction of courses in physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, as well as freshman chemistry lectures and labs. The rank of the position will be commensurate with educational level and/or experience.

The Chemistry Department at Texas Lutheran University offers a B.A./B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Biochemistry. The department instrumentation consists of a 60-Mhz equivalent benchtop NMR, FTIR with ATR, ICP, ICP-MS, AA, UV/Vis, GC, HPLC, and MS.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Physical, Inorganic chemistry or related field
  • Postdoctoral and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate chemistry
  • A research plan which is compatible with the undergraduate teaching mission of the TLU Chemistry Department
  • Commitment and ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus
  • Ability to teach a diverse population
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom and prepare women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult the TLU web site at http://www.tlu.edu.

To apply, please prepare and submit the following materials:

  • A Letter of application addressing the criteria mentioned above
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A two- to three-page summary of research interests with instrumentation needs
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement regarding your ability to teach, advise, and serve a diverse student population
  • Unofficial transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools
  • A list of three references with contact information.

Dr. Michael D. Ruane, Chair, Department of Chemistry

Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155

Phone: (830) 372-6041

e-mail: chemistrysearch@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin October 19, 2018. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

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