College of Arts and Sciences

For Abilene Based Positions, send the "Faculty Employment Application" with a written document including: 

  1. Philosophy of teaching and learning; 
  2. How faith and learning can be integrated in the courses being taught; 
  3. The role of scholarship and research in the work of a professor; and 
  4. The Christian journey of the applicant and how the Churches of Christ have affected it. 

Also, include curriculum vitae; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to the respective contact person.

All positions are subject to funding. Searches begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or closed.

NOTE: for opportunities in the Dallas area, search available Dallas Based Positions

Department of Biology
The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track instructor for Fall 2017. Applicants must have an M.S. in biology or related field. Teaching experience at the high school or collegiate level is required. Primary responsibilities will be to teach the Anatomy and Physiology I and II lecture and lab courses and non-majors introductory biology courses. Additional responsibilities will include training undergraduate A&P lab teaching assistants/tutors, working with other professors to improve A&P pedagogy, and attending departmental and other relevant meetings. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Start date is Aug. 1, 2017. Information about the department is available at acu.edu/biology

Applications materials and correspondence may be sent to Dr. Gregory Straughn at 122 McGlothlin Campus Center, ACU Box 29210, Abilene, Texas 79699-9210.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Abilene Christian University invites applications for a position in physical chemistry beginning Fall 2017. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and in research appropriate for an undergraduate department. A M.S. in physical chemistry is required, with Ph.D. preferred. All positions are subject to funding. Searches begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or closed.

Application materials and correspondence may be sent to Dr. Kim Pamplin at pamplin@acu.edu

Department of Language and Literature
The Department of Language and Literature invites applications for ongoing part-time Instructors of English to teach first-year composition, developmental writing, and other undergraduate courses. 

In addition, we invite applications for part-time online Spanish, French, and German Language Instructors. 

Minimum requirements include an MA in the appropriate field, favorable references, and a clear university background check. All faculty at ACU must be professing Christians.

Application materials and correspondence may be sent to Dr. Cole Bennett at cole.bennett@acu.edu

Department of Theatre
The Department of Theatre invites applications for a full-time faculty position as dance faculty instructor/production choreographer. This is a two-year contract with option of renewals thereafter. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree; a strong background in ballet, jazz, modern, musical theatre dance and or tap dance; and two years’ experience teaching at the university level. Exceptional candidates could substitute performance experience and will be evaluated on an individual basis. SDC and AEA are considered a plus. It is preferred the candidate has an M.F.A. degree in dance. Essential duties include the ability to teach all levels of ballet, modern, jazz, and tap shows; teach technique classes; choreograph for mainstage shows; direct outreach programs; advise students; and assist in recruitment. Knowledge in any of the following fields is considered an asset: repertory, performance techniques, Horton technique, composition, and dance history. Start date is Aug. 1, 2017. Information about the department is available at acu.edu/theatre.

Applications materials and correspondence may be sent to Dr. Gregory Straughn at 122 McGlothlin Campus Center, ACU Box 29210, Abilene, Texas 79699-9210.