Date posted: Jan 27, 2023

Chemistry Instructor

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, & the Arts | Hot Springs, Arkansas, United State of America (USA)

Opportunity Type: Full-time

Current Program: Associate

Topics: Organic Chemistry, Education, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Sector: Academia

Compensation: Paid

Remote Position: No

Opportunity Description:

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (ASMSA), a campus of the University of Arkansas System, invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a full-time, ten-month position as a Chemistry Instructor beginning August 1, 2023. In brief, ASMSA is tasked with providing extraordinary opportunities for a diverse group of students. Established by the General Assembly in 1991 as a public, residential high school to serve talented and motivated Arkansas high school students throughout the state as a school of choice, ASMSA—located in historic downtown Hot Springs and adjacent to Hot Springs National Park—is one of only 17 public, residential high schools in the United States specializing in the education of students with an interest in advanced careers in math and science as well as passion for and creativity within studio, language, and digital arts. ASMSA offers more than 70 courses for college credit, and all students earn an average of 50 hours of college credit while finishing high school. Graduates achieve an average ACT composite score of 30. Newsweek, The Daily Beast, and The Washington Post have ranked ASMSA among the nation’s Top 25 high schools over the past several years. ASMSA has been recognized by,, and the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools for its national excellence in STEM education. A Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, or a comparable field is required. The successful candidate must have the ability to teach concurrent credit courses in college chemistry for both majors and non-majors as well as elective courses in their areas of personal interest. All candidates should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of three years’ teaching experience. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in working with gifted students, teaching through technology, developing interdisciplinary curricula, team planning skills, and problem-solving skills congruent to a growing, dynamic academic program within a multidisciplinary institution. As a residential community of learning, ASMSA’s core philosophy values the development of students’ interests and talents beyond the classroom. As such, faculty are expected to support student research projects, provide tutoring assistance, facilitate successful transitions, promote the school through outreach programs, and contribute to the residential experience. Visit for institutional information and to apply. Candidate must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident. Review of applications will commence January 15, 2023 and continue until the position has been filled. The estimated salary is $53,000-$60,000 based on degrees earned. ASMSA’s Faculty Advancement Plan provides avenues for academic promotion and salary increases for exceptional performance and support of the school’s mission in additional to ordinary raises through the annual evaluation process. ASMSA is an AA/EOE employer.

How to Apply?

Program Dates:

Fall 2023, Spring 2024


February 15, 2023

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