Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Middletown, Connecticut
Mar 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Wesleyan University’s Department of Chemistry invites applications for a one-year appointment as a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning July 1, 2018. The visitor will be the administrator for the sophomore-level instructional laboratories and will teach a total of seven of the individual sections over the course of the academic year. In addition to providing the weekly lab lecture, the visitor will have responsibility for supervising teaching assistants and managing the laboratory preparation with the assistance of departmental staff. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field within the year of the appointment. Previous experience in teaching comparable laboratory courses and expertise with a variety of standard laboratory instrumentation, while not required, is preferred.

To apply, visit A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching experience, which may include a teaching statement, course syllabi and/or student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online at Applications completed by April 16, 2018 will receive full consideration. Please contact T. David Westmoreland at [email protected] if you have questions about the application process.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, 860-685-4771, [email protected].