Instructor I

Apply now Job no: 505047
Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 031900 - Chemistry
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Will be responsible for teaching undergraduate lecture and/or lab courses in General and/or Organic or Inorganic Chemistry.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Chemistry department is housed in Hand Laboratory and is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, offering B.S, M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has 110 graduate students and 85 undergraduate majors. Additional information is available at

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ability to manager a large lecturer section and instruct students in General and/or Organic or Inorganic Chemistry courses. Prepare group exams with other Chemistry faculty. Hold required office hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Chemistry

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in organic chemistry or a related area are strongly preferred, but a terminal degree is not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants with prior teaching experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Work is performed within a teaching lecture hall.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and the complete contact information for two professional references. Additional information is available at The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Snow Xu (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713 or

If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact the Department of Human Resources Management at (662) 325-3713 or Upon request, sections of this job listing are available in large print, and readers are available to assist the visually impaired.

Advertised: Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend