Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Carleton College

Carleton College
Northfield, Minnesota
competitive salary + benefits
Dec 14, 2017
Feb 12, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Organic
Work Function
Job Type

The Chemistry Department at Carleton College is seeking applications for a full-time, one-year position, at the Assistant Professor level starting September 1, 2018. We seek an organic chemist who is strongly committed to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment. A completed Ph.D. in chemistry is preferred. The position will involve teaching primarily sophomore-level Organic Chemistry as well as an advanced course in the candidate’s specialty. Carleton College is a highly selective liberal arts college located 45 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The normal teaching load is one lecture and two laboratory sections per term, three terms per year. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body.

To apply, complete the online application at, which consists of a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement including a brief description of the advanced course to be taught, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Include contact information for two letters of reference to be submitted electronically. Primary consideration will be given to applicants who have all materials, including letters of reference, submitted by February 5, 2017. Carleton College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.