Monday, October 10, 2016

FT, Howard Payne University, TX

POSITION AVAILABLE: Associate or Assistant Professor of Physical Science

Expectations - Howard Payne University, a church-related institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas seeks to employ evangelical Christians, with preference given to Baptists, who are dedicated to teaching and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith and the university’s sincere religious beliefs. The University is committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth. Howard Payne University expects its employees to be professing Christians and be willing to support the Christian mission, purpose, vision and curriculum of the University. As a result, the University expects employees to lead lives of service through active involvement in Christian religious life both on campus and through a local Christian church.

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Job Summary – The Associate or Assistant Professor of Physical Science will teach a full academic load consisting of 24-27 hours per nine-month academic year. Courses taught will depend on departmental need and the applicant’s experience and expertise, and are likely to include:

General education physical science courses
Lower and upper level chemistry courses
Forensic science courses
Closely related engineering science courses
Other duties will include:

Prepare for and teach labs as assigned
Adhere to laboratory safety and hazardous waste disposal standards
Oversee undergraduate student research projects in physical science and chemistry
Contribute professionally to the faculty body and the university
Minimum Qualifications – Master’s degree or equivalent; or four to ten years of directly related experience and/or training. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or a sub-discipline is preferred, ABD will be considered as will 18 hours of upper level applicable course work with teaching experience. Experience teaching general education physical sciences, general chemistry and analytical chemistry is preferred.

Application Procedure: To be considered, applicants must submit an Employment Application (available at:, a letter of application addressing in detail how they meet the position requirements, curriculum vita, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, unofficial transcripts, copies of most recent teaching evaluations, and the names and email addresses for three professional references to:

Mrs. Kyra Owen
Administrative Assistant to Business and Human Resources
Howard Payne University
1000 Fisk Avenue, Suite 210
Brownwood, TX 76801
Phone: (325) 649-8031