George Fox University - Faculty
  • 03-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Department of Biology and Chemistry
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible

George Fox University announces a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Biochemistry/Chemistry, to begin in August 2022. We seek applicants with the ability to teach courses in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemical Thermodynamics, and other advanced and introductory chemistry courses as needed. Candidates will be expected to advise Chemistry and Biochemistry students, engage with industry professionals to develop internship experiences for students, and perform other faculty responsibilities.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach lectures and laboratory sections in advanced and introductory chemistry courses. Possible chemistry courses include General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemical Thermodynamics, advanced courses in chemistry and biochemistry, and general education science courses as needed.
  • The capacity to develop and sustain ongoing industry/professional relations, applied projects and internship experiences for undergraduates.
  • Active collaboration with Chemistry faculty, provide program leadership and development, and student advising.
  • Participate in the work of the department and university including university committees as needed.


  • S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Previous teaching experience in both face-to-face and online modalities preferred.
  • Demonstrated engagement with industry professionals and program development essential.
  • A record of relevant research and scholarship is preferred.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Cover Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and Learning Essay*
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Description of Research Plans

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to: - Adina McConaughey, Executive Assistant, College of Engineering

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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