Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Employer
Vassar College
Location
Poughkeepsie, New York
Salary
Depends on Qualifications
Posted
Feb 06, 2019
Closes
Mar 08, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Temporary

Vassar College

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 

Department: Chemistry Department

 

Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time

 

Position Type: Faculty

 

Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled

 

Posting Number: 1001577

 

About Vassar College

 

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

 

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college.

 

The Department of Chemistry at Vassar College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to teach introductory chemistry beginning fall semester 2019.

 

Candidates for this position should have a PhD in chemistry or a related chemical field and a commitment to undergraduate education. The successful candidate should have experience in chemistry research and teaching, and the teaching load will be expected to include Vassar's introductory chemistry course, Chemical Principles, and the associated laboratory. Opportunities to conduct research with undergraduate students may be available.

 

Qualifications

 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a C.V., a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a concise statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, graduate school transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable for initial application), and two letters of recommendation. Additional information on the candidate diversity statement is found at https://deanofthefaculty.vassar.edu/positions/candidate-diversity-statement.html. The cover letter should clearly describe the candidate's ability to teach introductory chemistry. For inquiries, please email Joe Tanski, Chair, Department of Chemistry, jotanski@vassar.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

 

Required Applicant Documents

 

Vita

Cover Letter

Contact Information for 3 References

Transcripts 1

Personal Statement

Diversity Statement

 

Optional Applicant Documents

 

Other 1

Other 2

 

To Apply

 

All applicants must apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/1385118.

 

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

 

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