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Full-Time Visiting Position in Chemistry

Full-Time Visiting Position in Chemistry

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Chemistry to begin August 2022. This position will be responsible for the instruction of courses in physical chemistry, as well as freshman chemistry lectures and labs. The rank of the position will be commensurate with education level/experience.

Requirements for this position include:

  • M.S. or ABD in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Chemistry preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Physical and/or Physical Inorganic chemistry
  • Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate chemistry
  • Commitment and ability to work collegially with other faculty members and staff in the department and across campus
  • Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are encouraged to apply.

Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) 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. For more information consult

Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three references (names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers) electronically to:

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

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

Phone: (830) 372-6041


Review of applications will begin immediately with priority given to applications received before April 9th.

Texas Lutheran University has been consistently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” selection among regional colleges in the West, ranking first on the list for “Best Value,” and fifth overall. This is the seventh consecutive year TLU has been featured on the “Best Value” rankings, once again returning to the No. 1 spot. Other notable recognitions include TLU’s acknowledgment as a top 20 regional college for Social Mobility—the third year the university has appeared in this category. TLU 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 enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who are interested in contributing to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.