Visiting Assistant Professors of Chemistry (2 Positions) - Inorganic & Organic

Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Salary
Salary competitive and consistent with level of experience.
Posted
Jan 10, 2018
Closes
Feb 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Organic
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Kalamazoo College invites applications for two full-time Visiting Assistant Professor positions – one in Inorganic Chemistry for a two-year appointment and one in Organic Chemistry for a one-year appointment. Positions begin September 2018. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, or the equivalent is required (or evidence of imminent completion).  Prior teaching experience is desirable.  Candidates must demonstrate an interest in undergraduate teaching.  The Departmental website can be viewed at: http://www.kzoo.edu/chem.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated students, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into domestic and international educational experiences (www.kzoo.edu). Approximately 10% of students major in Chemistry. Graduates of the Chemistry Department pursue studies in the health care field, graduate-level work in the discipline, or move directly into industrial positions. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, and the Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 225,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations.  Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.


Review of applications will begin February 2, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and three letters of recommendation addressed to Jeffrey Bartz, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295. Links for submission of application materials and instructions for how to submit letters of recommendation in pdf form are found at https://reason.kzoo.edu/provost/facultyjobs/.

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish.  Equal Opportunity Employer.