Assistant Professor – Chemistry


Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s College of Humanities and Sciences is seeking a tenure track faculty position in Chemistry beginning in late July of 2023 with initial appointment at the  rank of Assistant Professor. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated  teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in  a global society. 

The Chemistry program offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Chemistry with  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology emphasis, Chemistry with pre-health professions  emphasis., and Chemistry with Teacher Certification. The Department also provides  instructional support to other degree programs and contributes to the Core curriculum. Our  professors are committed to helping students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving  skills, maintaining significant student-faculty interactions and providing professional  development opportunities. Our distinctive learning experiences include student clubs affiliated  with the American Chemical Society and Chemistry Honor Society, and chemical research  funded by the Departmental Research Grant of The Welch Foundation,  

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student recruitment and advising; professional attainment; and  service to department, college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate upper-level courses in biochemistry lecture and  laboratory, general chemistry lecture and laboratory, and introductory non-majors lectures and  laboratories. Teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. 


  • A Doctorate in Chemistry (or related disciplines) is required. Candidates with a degree  or specialization in Biochemistry are preferred. ABD will be considered. Tenure-track  status requires terminal degree in hand.  
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and  commitment to quality improvement are essential.  
  • Must be an active and committed Christian.

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover  letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online  application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of  your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately  and continue until position is filled.

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