Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in General Chemistry

Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 03, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year to begin in August 2017.  Teaching responsibilities will be in General Chemistry, both lecture and lab. All introductory courses in the department are taught using a guided inquiry Discovery Chemistry approach, and visiting faculty work closely with experienced faculty to foster their development as teachers. 

Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester and are eligible for conference travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

Please submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interest, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation.

We encourage applicants to detail ways they might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse students populations is an asset. For more information, please visit

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  Please contact Professor Kevin Quinn at with questions about the position.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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