Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
May 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Juniata College invites applications for a two-year visiting professor position to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will contribute primarily to the teaching of our introductory chemistry coursework and laboratories (Integrated Chemistry, Principles), although other teaching opportunities may be available depending upon a candidate's specialization and teaching experience. Candidates are also encouraged to engage in research with undergraduates. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field, and have a deep commitment to teaching and student engagement at the undergraduate level. Applicants with expertise in organic chemistry, biochemistry, and/or physical chemistry are preferred.

Juniata College is a highly ranked liberal arts college of 1,500 students, located in the scenic Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Chemistry Department has an innovative curriculum, a strong tradition of undergraduate research and a rich history of sending students on to graduate programs and productive careers. Further information about the department can be found at:

Given the short time frame please directly contact Dr. John Unger, Chair of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department (, to express your interest in the position. The following materials will also be required: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts; and 4) two letters of recommendation from individuals who can directly comment on your teaching experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance the ethnic and gender diversity in both its campus and its curriculum. The College commits itself to this policy not only because of legal obligations, but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity.

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