Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tenure Track

Gambier, Knox County
Aug 09, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Tenure Track position in Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2018. The Chemistry Department seeks candidates with expertise in inorganic and/or analytical chemistry, a commitment to teaching excellence, and plans for establishing an active research program.

The Department values familiarity with best practices in teaching and the ability to mentor undergraduate research students. A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The application should address, in the cover letter and in other documents, why teaching at Kenyon is a good fit for the candidate, how their research will succeed in the context of a liberal arts college, and how they will promote a culturally and intellectually diverse and inclusive educational environment. A competitive application will cite specific examples of past accomplishments and prospective ideas.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin September 18, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the September 18 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.