Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin August, 2017.  This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for up to three years.  Responsibilities include teaching organic chemistry, general chemistry, and a one-semester introductory chemistry course for nursing students.  The opportunity for collaborative research with undergraduate students is available.  For additional information about the department, please visit  


The successful candidate will join a strong team of faculty committed to delivering a transformative undergraduate experience for our students.

A Ph.D or ABD is required along with evidence of solid teaching capability.

Additional Information:

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Interested applicants must set up an account and apply through our online system. Applicants will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  3. Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable).
  4. The names, addresses, and phone numbers for three professional references.

Additionally, we ask that three letters of recommendation be mailed to Dr. Dave Finster, Chemistry Department, Wittenberg University, PO Box 720, Springfield, OH  45501 or emailed as PDF on letterhead to

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.

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