Visiting Assistant Professors

Job description

Visiting Assistant Professors

Department of Chemistry

University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Department of Chemistry ( invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor, non-tenure track positions (renewable up to three years) starting fall semester 2018. Visiting Assistant Professors will be expected to perform the duties of a lead instructor of general and/or organic chemistry (lecture or lab). The incumbents should expect a teaching load of at least two undergraduate lecture or laboratory courses per semester. One position is in the area of organic, and the other is open. Organic candidate will be expected to work directly with the current undergraduate lab director and teach organic lab and lecture and assist as departmental needs arise. The open candidate will be expected to teach general chemistry, lecture, and work in conjunction with the general chemistry lab director. The initial appointments are for one year with a two-year renewal upon successful performance review after twelve months. Candidates should have a strong commitment to outstanding teaching. Involvement in the ongoing research activities in the department is strongly encouraged.

Qualified candidates must complete a Ph.D. in Chemistry before the start date. Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and the names of three references. Applicants should apply by priority deadline of May 14, 2018, in order to ensure consideration. Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at facultysearch(at)

To learn more or to apply, please visit:

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 6/9/2018
Work Type: