Visiting Assistant Professor: Organic Chemistry

Salem, Virginia
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Includes benefits.
Dec 20, 2017
Jan 19, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Visiting Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

Applications are invited for a faculty appointment starting August 2018. The position is an initial one-year appointment with two additional one-year re-appointments possible, conditional on performance and the needs of the College. This is a full-time position with benefits. A Ph. D. in any field of chemistry or biochemistry is required. Teaching duties will primarily be primarily in organic chemistry lecture and lab, with potential additional teaching in general chemistry or biochemistry depending on the candidate's expertise. The teaching load at Roanoke is a total of three sections (any combination of lectures or labs) per semester. Excellent teaching and a commitment to liberal learning are expected. Experience and interest in teaching freshman seminar/writing across the curriculum is a plus. Research with undergraduates is possible but not required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

A separate contract to teach organic chemistry during a summer session may also be available. 

Our department offers a B.S. in biochemistry and a B.A. and B.S. in chemistry. To learn about our excellent facilities and ACS- and ASBMB-approved programs, visit Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be complete by January 19, 2018 for full consideration. Applicants should send (print or electronic) cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement. Applicants should arrange to have three recommendation letters (print or electronic) arrive from the recommender or a reference service not later than January 19th. Send application materials to: Chemistry Search, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153-3794 or Questions about the positions may be directed to Dr. Catherine Sarisky, Chemistry Department Chair, 540-375-2438,