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Cameron University

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Assistant Chemistry Professor


Lawton, OK
ID: F1273A

The Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering at Cameron University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position for the academic year 2024-2025 beginning in August 2024. The Department has 6 full time faculty members and offers programs leading to BS degrees in Chemistry (including ACS Certified) and an AAS in Engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry, organic chemistry, and organic analysis in support of our programs.  The successful applicant will also be expected to teach general education courses for non-STEM majors in a variety of modalities including online.


The position will report to the chairperson of the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering.


PhD in Chemistry specializing in organic chemistry from a regionally accredited university. Applicants with ABD may apply but if hired they will begin at the instructor level if the doctoral degree is not placed on transcript prior to August.


Applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching chemistry in the past two years at the undergraduate level will receive preference.


Commensurate with education and experience.


Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens.  Master’s-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies.  The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for many cooperative efforts.  The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at


Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by May 20, 2024 are assured of receiving full consideration


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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.