Visiting Assistant Professor (NTT) - Chemistry

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Category:: Lecturer - Academic Year (9 month)
Department:: Chemistry
Locations:: Amherst, MA
Posted:: Apr 10, '18
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: R146418

About University of Massachusetts Amherst:

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Job Description:

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.

Additional Information:

The University of Massachusetts is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, the University of Massachusetts is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and the names of three references. Applicants should apply online by priority deadline of May 14, 2018 in order to ensure consideration. Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at [email protected].




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Posted: 8/1/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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