Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Visiting Assistant Professor of ChemistryDivision:
College of Liberal Arts and SciencesDepartment:
Exempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of hire based on the rate of pay)Full Time vs Part Time:
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The University of the South seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track term appointment beginning in August 2021. Area of concentration is open.Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in general chemistry and in the candidate’s specialty.Education:
A Ph.D. is highly preferred, but ABD applicants will be considered.Experience:
We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.Special Instructions:
Send a letter of application addressed to Deon Miles, Chair; curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted); a statement of teaching philosophy; and three letters of reference* through the online application portal.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
*Letters of reference may be submitted electronically personally from the referees or via dossier services to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at [email protected]Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:
Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, and other University facilities.University Information:
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.EEO Statement:
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Employment Prescreening:
Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement:
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