Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Southern Maryland
Competitive salary
Feb 02, 2018
Mar 04, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

St. Mary’s College of Maryland invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of chemistry beginning August 2018.   Responsibilities include:  Teaching Organic Chemistry I and II lectures and labs and other courses as needed in the department such as General Chemistry I and II, a non-majors chemistry course, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.  Visiting faculty are encouraged to conduct research with undergraduates. The department has a variety of research grade instrumentation as well as dedicated research space available.

Qualifications include: Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.   Postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience are preferred. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College ( ) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.   Application materials should include a cover letter that includes how your teaching fosters a culture of inclusion in the classroom, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.  Applications are being accepted online at:  Questions may be directed to: Review of applications will begin February 15 and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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